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4:04 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Greek Voters Usher Leftist Party Into Office

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 7:03 am

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Weekend Shelling Kills 30 People In Eastern Ukraine

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 5:49 am

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Mon January 26, 2015

A Closer Look At Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 5:48 am

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Shots - Health News
3:26 am
Mon January 26, 2015

DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

Ultrasound is often used for prenatal screening. It's just one of several prenatal screenings available to pregnant women.
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Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 8:09 am

When Amy Seitz got pregnant with her second child last year, she knew that being 35 years old meant there was an increased chance of chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. She wanted to be screened, and she knew just what kind of screening she wanted — a test that's so new, some women and doctors don't quite realize what they've signed up for.

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Michel Martin, Going There
3:01 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Varsity football captain Nahshon Ellerbe is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas.
Jeffrey McWhorter Trinity Christian Academy

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 8:17 am

As the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots prepare to face off at the Super Bowl on Sunday, a scandal about under-inflated footballs is still dominating headlines.

While that subject has been a trending topic on Twitter, it is just the latest in a series of controversies this season. So many recent stories about the nation's most popular sport have focused on domestic abuse and sexual assault allegations, as well as the dangerous effects of concussions and other long-term health consequences for players.

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