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Lands End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corp. next month and operate as a stand-alone, publicly traded company.

Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.

Republicans hope to take the governor's mansion in Democratic Illinois. If Bruce Rauner wins the GOP nomination as predicted Tuesday, he'll take on incumbent Pat Quinn, who has lost popularity.

Germany and its European allies react to Sunday's referendum in Crimea. NPR's Soraya Sarhardi Nelson joins us from Berlin.

Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Morning Edition checks in with NPR's Gregory Warner in Simferopol and Eleanor Beardsley in Kiev for the latest.

As part of a monthlong look at how American families are paying for college, David Greene talks to a senior and his mother about applying to colleges and waiting to hear about financial aid.

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.

The Syrian uprising started three years ago this week with protests and eventually a military crackdown that led to all-out civil war. More than 130,000 people have died.

The search for the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing more than a week ago has expanded as officials still have little idea what happened to it.

Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?

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