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Who Needs 1 SuperPAC When You Can Have 4?

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:12

SuperPACs, financed by unlimited but disclosed donations, now appear to be the presidential candidate's new best friend. One backing Sen. Marco Rubio is revving up, and Sen. Ted Cruz already has four.

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Senators Try To Revise No Child Left Behind — A Few Years Behind

Mon, 2015-04-13 12:02

Tuesday, senators begin working out the details of a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law. The proposed revision would give states more control over school accountability.

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Sandwich Monday: Breakfast In A Tin

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:54

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a British delicacy: All-Day Breakfast in a can. We may be using the word delicacy incorrectly.

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7 Things You Should Know About Marco Rubio

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:07

The Florida senator got his start on the Bob Dole presidential campaign and was once Mormon. Here's what else you might not know.

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Alan Turing Notebook Sells For More Than $1 Million At Auction

Mon, 2015-04-13 10:32

The manuscript dates to 1942, when the mathematician and computer science pioneer worked to break the German Enigma code. It is filled with complex mathematical and computer science notations.

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JFK Profile In Courage Award Going To Former GOP Rep. Bob Inglis

Mon, 2015-04-13 09:31

In 2010, Inglis, R-S.C., lost his seat in the Tea Party wave for, among other things, accepting climate change. Past winners of the award include President George H.W. Bush.

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New Survey Shows The World's Most- And Least-Religious Places

Mon, 2015-04-13 07:54

Sixty-three percent of people who took part in a global survey of religious attitudes say they are religious, according to WIN/Gallup International, the organization that carried out the polling.

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I Learned The Hard Way That Concussion Isn't Just For The Young

Mon, 2015-04-13 07:52

We hear a lot about concussion and kids, but older adults are even more vulnerable to traumatic brain injury. A slip in the kitchen leads one man down the rabbit hole with no clear path out.

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Reports: Marco Rubio Says He's Running For President

Mon, 2015-04-13 07:29

The Florida senator has had a meteoric rise in politics. He served at the state level beginning in 2000. In 2010, he was elected to the Senate, where he established himself as a GOP leader.

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And The Fate Of The Hermaphrodite Goat Is...

Mon, 2015-04-13 06:48

The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.

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After Global Protests, Kenya Finally Sentences 3 Men Who Raped A Teen

Mon, 2015-04-13 06:01

The only punishment for three of the attackers who brutally raped the 16-year-old in 2013 was cutting grass. The world protested, and Monday they were finally sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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A Far-Right Family Feud In France Appears To Claim Movement's Icon

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:19

National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen won't run in the upcoming regional elections after his daughter and political successor criticized his remarks about gas chambers being a "detail" of history.

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Golf Celebrates Its New Hero: Masters Winner Jordan Spieth

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:42

The New York Times is calling Spieth, 21, "a composite of several of the best golfers the United States has produced."

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China Restricts Travel By Shenzen Residents To Hong Kong

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:04

The move, NPR's Frank Langfitt says, is "designed to assuage Hong Kongers angry with mainlanders who buy up goods." Critics say visitors from the mainland have driven up prices in Hong Kong.

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Günter Grass, Who Confronted Germany's Past As Well As His Own, Dies At 87

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:30

In 2006, the Nobel prize-winning author of The Tin Drum admitted that as a teen during World War II, he had served with the Waffen-SS — the combat unit of the Nazi Party's elite military police force.

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Gunter Grass, Nobel-Winning Author Of 'The Tin Drum,' Dies At 87

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:08

The news was announced by his publisher, which did not provide a cause. Grass was one of Germany's leading intellectuals after World War II, but admitted in 2006 that he had served in the Waffen SS.

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'Hillary Clinton' Is Back, But Will There Be A Return Of The Rodham?

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:03

The former first lady and secretary of state has staked out her own ground. But it's notable that as she runs to be the first woman president, she's dropped the maiden name that was once a staple.

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With A Handshake And More, Obama Shifts U.S.-Latin America Policy

Mon, 2015-04-13 01:03

President Obama made history with a handshake of Cuba's Castro at the Summit of the Americas. Beyond that, he tried new engagement with Latin America, moving beyond the drug trade and military action.

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Rubio's Path To The Nomination And 3 Obstacles In His Way

Mon, 2015-04-13 00:03

The junior Florida Republican senator is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths but also hurdles to overcome.

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Britain Backs Away From World Stage In Lead-Up To Elections

Sun, 2015-04-12 23:50

As the U.K. heads into elections, its role on the world stage is shrinking. Foreign policy is barely an issue for British voters, as the country remains focused almost entirely on domestic issues.

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