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Clay Aiken: An American Idol On The Campaign Trail In North Carolina

NPR News - October 16, 2014 - 3:34am

American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has hung up his microphone as he runs for Congress as a Democrat representing the rural center of the state. But the campaign is a long shot.

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Clay Aiken: An American Idol On The Campaign Trail In North Carolina

NPR Politics - October 16, 2014 - 3:34am

American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has hung up his microphone as he runs for Congress as a Democrat representing the rural center of the state. But the campaign is a long shot.

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Mindy Kaling: Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

Morning Edition - October 16, 2014 - 3:33am

The comedian says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

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Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

NPR Arts & Culture - October 16, 2014 - 3:33am

The comedian says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

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Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

NPR News - October 16, 2014 - 3:33am

The comedian says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

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For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

Morning Edition - October 16, 2014 - 3:32am

Millennials, particularly those with less education, are upending the traditional order of love, marriage, baby carriage. Many say they don't feel financially secure enough to tie the knot.

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W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

NPR News - October 16, 2014 - 3:32am

Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.

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For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

NPR News - October 16, 2014 - 3:32am

Millennials, particularly those with less education, are upending the traditional order of love, marriage, baby carriage. Many say they don't feel financially secure enough to tie the knot.

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Amazon To Hire 80,000 Holiday Workers

NPR News - October 16, 2014 - 2:21am

An increase in customer demand is prompting Amazon to add 14 percent more temporary workers this holiday season than it hired last year at this time.

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Kansas City Royals Sweep Baltimore Orioles To Advance To World Series

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 7:24pm

The Royals came into the game undefeated in the postseason and continued their streak, beating the Orioles 2-1. The team set a record with its eighth straight win to start the playoffs.

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New GMOs Get A Regulatory Green Light, With A Hint Of Yellow

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 6:51pm

Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.

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New GMOs Get A Regulatory Green Light, With A Hint Of Yellow

NPR Health&Science - October 15, 2014 - 6:51pm

Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 6:44pm

A group of 28 law professors has written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

NPR Education - October 15, 2014 - 6:44pm

A group of 28 law professors has written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.

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How A No-Touch Thermometer Detects A Fever

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 6:03pm

Some U.S airports scanning passengers for Ebola are using hand-held infrared thermometers to help detect fever. The devices aren't perfect but do contribute to the safety net, health officials say.

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Baseball, Vietnam And Coming Of Age At The 1969 World Series

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 5:44pm

On Oct. 15, 1969, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington to protest the Vietnam War. But it was also Game 4 of the World Series, and NPR's Brian Naylor, then 14, knew where he had to be.

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Texas College Rejects Nigerian Applicants, Citing Ebola

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 5:25pm

Navarro College in Corsiana, Texas, later apologized for the letter, saying it had sent "incorrect information" to some international applicants.

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'Citizenfour' Charts The Early Days Of Snowden's NSA Revelations

NPR Arts & Culture - October 15, 2014 - 5:21pm

Melissa Block speaks with documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras about her new film, Citizenfour that charts her meeting with Edward Snowden and his subsequent revelations about government surveillance.

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Ebola Seems To Stay Two Steps Ahead Of Government Response

NPR Politics - October 15, 2014 - 5:10pm

The White House abruptly cancelled President Obama's campaign trip on Wednesday so he could hold a meeting on the federal response to Ebola.

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Immigrant Advocates Challenge The Way Mothers Are Detained

NPR News - October 15, 2014 - 5:07pm

Ten plaintiffs are suing the government over policies and practices at a residential center in New Mexico, where 648 women and children are being held while awaiting the outcome of their asylum cases.

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