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A couple of major retail brands have posted some grim numbers. Rachel Martin talks with Washington Post reporter Sarah Halzack about why it's so hard to make mid-priced clothes people will buy.

Maria Sharapova is only the latest high profile athlete to come up against allegations of doping. Mike Pesca of Slate.com has a few lesser known examples.

Ohio voters head to the polls on Tuesday. Rick Kepler, a retired union worker in Ohio, tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he plans to vote for Bernie Sanders.

Republican front-runner Donald Trump canceled a Chicago rally Friday night after a series of physical confrontations between protesters and his supporters. He resumed his campaign Saturday in Ohio.

America has joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's leading oil producers. Forecasters predicted this would usher in a golden age. It hasn't worked out that way.

Students come from all over the world to study petroleum engineering in southern Ohio and Marietta College. In the past nearly every graduate had a good job. Not any more.

Jackie Budell of the National Archives talks about a newly discovered a letter written by Walt Whitman, who visited hospitals and wrote letters on behalf of injured soldiers during the Civil War.

The president's appearance at SXSW's technology conference comes as the Justice Department tries to force Apple to help it unlock an iPhone. Many in the tech world oppose the government's position.

"Cleaning Your City" is a radio show in Afghanistan where the hosts field complaints from citizens, and call people in power to fix the problems. NPR's Melissa Block talks to co-host Massood Sanjer.

Hillary Clinton's biggest demographic weakness in the primary race has been appealing to white men. This is also a major challenge for the Democratic party overall.

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