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Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters
Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
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Over Spain's Objections, Catalonia Plans Referendum On Independence
Now that Scotland has voted to stay in the U.K., attention is turning to another separatist movement. Emboldened by the peaceful Scottish referendum, Catalans are planning a vote in November.
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Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down
Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.
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A Man Who Knew The Value Of The Human Voice
David Candow, known around NPR as "The Host Whisperer," has died. He was a great teacher, not only instructing us about the craft of radio news but reminding why the craft is important.
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Analyst: U.S. Needs To 'Deconflict' Syria To Defeat ISIS
How does the U.S. destroy the self-declared Islamic State without aiding the Syrian regime? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christopher Harmer of the Institute for the Study of War about options.
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Judge's Credibility In Question After Domestic Abuse Arrest
A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating his wife.
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The Week In Sports: Serious Problems For The NFL
ESPN reports the Baltimore Ravens knew more about the domestic violence case against Ray Rice earlier than they've admitted. NPR's Scott Simon and ESPN.com's Howard Bryant discuss the controversy.
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The Odor Of Political Attraction
Ooh, you smell so good ... and we're both members of the Whig party, too! Turns out there's scientific evidence that people who share political beliefs are attracted to each other's body odor.
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Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History
Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world leaders that it's time to take concrete action.
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How To Inoculate Angry Teens Against Islamic Extremism
Maajid Nawaz used to be a recruiter for an extreme Islamist group in the United Kingdom. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Nawaz about how the recruiting process works, and how it can be thwarted.
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