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With President Obama's popularity suffering, other big-name Democrats are trying to give candidates a boost. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Don Gonyea about what they're telling voters.
Brandon Wells of the Mississippi State Bulldogs takes the field before a gam...
Country music isn't the only American cultural institution rallying in the South. Commentator Frank Deford says the region has triumphed in college football, taking over where Big Ten had ruled.
The Giants won 7-1 against the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night. San Francisco snapped Kansas City's streak of eight-straight wins.
Toys R Us has given up selling figures based on the show Breaking Bad. A Florida mom protested the making of toys based on the story of a dying teacher who becomes a meth dealer.
A single for Taylor Swift's upcoming album came out on iTunes in Canada Tuesday. But it was only a few seconds of white noise, likely a technical glitch. The track shot to No. 1 on the charts.
Game one of the World Series begins tonight between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Relief pitching and scrappy play by both teams are expected to make the series close.