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A Remembrance Of UCSB Victims: 'This Shouldn't Happen To Any Family'

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In the wake of a killing rampage that left six students dead, the University of California, Santa Barbara, community continues to grieve. NPR's Sam Sanders has a remembrance of the victims.

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When Older People Walk Now, They Stay Independent Later

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Nobody wants to spend their final years unable to walk, but that sad fate afflicts many people as they age. A little exercise helps a lot, especially if people can do it in social groups.

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Bill Murray Offers Bachelor Party Advice On Love And Life

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

At a South Carolina steakhouse over Memorial Day weekend, the comic actor told friends of a groom that if they find love themselves, they should test it by going on a trip around the world.

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Making Playtime A Priority In America's Cities

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Darell Hammond of "KaBoom!" is partnering with the Humana Foundation to develop a national movement called Playful City USA, which honors communities that give kids easy access to play.

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New York City's First Lady A Bad Mom ... Or Just An Honest One?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Chirlane McCray, wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio and mother of two, sparked a controversy recently when she said it took her a while to get used to being a mom. Tell Me More's parenting panel weighs in.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Reparations: 'We're Going To Be In For A Fight'

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In his latest think piece, Coates writes that "until the U.S. pays its moral debts to African-Americans, our country will never be whole." He discusses his latest essay for The Atlantic.

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Teen Causes 3-Car Crash While Holding Breath Through Tunnel

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A 19-year-old driver fainted, causing his car to cross the center line of a tunnel near Manning, Ore. He was apparently playing a childhood game that involves holding your breath and making a wish.

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Art In A Jar 2: Details, Details

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Can you find the masterpiece in the mass of pieces?

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Morning Edition

Bison Invade Wyoming Golf Course

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Officials tell the Jackson Hole News & Guide they tried to move the bison using sprinklers, but mostly golfers must play around them.

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Colorado Law Helps Remedial College Students Be Successful

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Each year, 1.7 million students are told they're not ready for college. States are mobilizing to fix the remedial system. Colorado's efforts to help students are showing promising results.

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Some 4th Graders Embrace Switch To Common Core Standards

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Common Core State Standards have roiled state legislatures across the country and frustrated some parents. But what do kids think of them? We visit a school in California's Bay Area to find out.

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Alaska Man's Job Is To Keep Skies Bird-Free For Airplane Takeoffs

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Keeping birds off the runways is especially challenging in parts of southeast Alaska. After 2 Alaska Airline jets collided with eagles on takeoff, the city of Sitka hired a man to keep the birds away.

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Grand Canyon Officials Want To Evict Bison From Park

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Officials who oversee the Grand Canyon want to evict a heard of bison. The herd has grown too big and is overgrazing park land, draining already low water resources and trampling archaeological sites.

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Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Many new plans created under Obamacare have consumers and doctors scrambling to figure out which providers accept which plans, and what services are covered.

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How Health Insurance Exchanges Are Like Flea Markets

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

To know if taxpayers got good value in setting up the health care exchanges we need to see what happens in the next few years, economists say. Will buyers and sellers keep coming?

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Lack Of Affordable Housing Puts The Squeeze On Poor Families

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

They are being pushed out of the rental market in fast-growing cities like Washington, D.C. Many end up spending most of their income on housing, living in substandard housing, or homeless.

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States Consider Bills To Crack Down On Workplace Bullies

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

About a dozen states across the country are taking up laws to give workers legal protections against workplace abuse, though critics say it's impossible to legislate against somebody being a jerk.

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All Things Considered

Celebrating 100 Years Of Ham Radio

Monday, May 26, 2014

This will be a special year for the hundreds of enthusiasts who converge annually on W1AW, a small station in Newington, Conn., known as "the mecca of ham radio," to broadcast around the globe.

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On Memorial Day, Revisiting Stories Of The Fallen In Afghanistan

Monday, May 26, 2014

At Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama honored the sacrifices of those who died while serving in the military. We remember the stories of some of those who died in America's longest war.

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Who's Using The Data Mined From Students?

Monday, May 26, 2014

Information tracked by educational software can be of great help to teachers. But as Politico's Stephanie Simon explains, private companies can also monetize the data by selling it to marketers.

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