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

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:03am

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

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:50am

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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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:32am

Across the United States, there has been a sea change in public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage. But that's not the whole story — as NPR's David Greene found on a trip to North Dakota.

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Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:30am

Medicare now pays for some long-term smokers to get an annual lung cancer screening test. These scans could save thousands of lives each year, but some doctors still worry risks outweigh benefits.

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In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:29am

While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.

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For Some Superstorm Sandy Victims, The Government Wants Its Money Back

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:29am

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is demanding that more than 3,600 people pay back almost $24 million in disaster grants they were given years ago in error.

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The Hidden Cost Of Mammograms: More Testing And Overtreatment

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:27am

Each year the U.S. spends billions of dollars on unnecessary tests and treatments that result from inaccurate mammograms, some scientists say. They're calling for more selective screening.

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Video Records White Deputy's Comments After Black Man's Fatal Shooting

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:04am

The video shows the encounter of a black suspect with a white reserve sheriff's deputy who police said thought he had a stun gun instead of a handgun when he shot the man during an arrest in Oklahoma.

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1 Person Killed At High-Speed Disney World Racing Attraction

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:54am

The attraction lets racecar fans be drivers or passengers in luxurious cars such as Lamborghinis, Porsches or Ferraris.

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