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At Venice Beach, Rich, Poor And Middle Class Coexist 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:03:57 -0400 
    Economists say lower-income Americans are better off when they live in an area with a diversity of income levels. NPR's Kelly McEvers reports on an area with a wide range of economic diversity, California's Venice Beach.


Princess Of 'Fresh Prince' Brings History To Children 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:03:57 -0400 
    Karyn Parsons, best known for her role as Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, now runs an organization that makes animated short films about influential African-Americans throughout history.


Why A Texas City May Ban Fracking 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:51:00 -0400 
    Denton, Texas, is considering a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and a new study links this process of energy extraction with earthquakes. NPR's Arun Rath considers the risks with science writer Abrahm Lustgarten.


U.S. Tries To Slow Migrant Flow From Honduras 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:51:00 -0400 
    In an effort to stem the flow of children to the U.S., the State Department is funding media campaigns in Honduras. Cindy Carcamo of the Los Angeles Times talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the tactic.


Kerry Brokers Deal To End Afghan Election Crisis 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:51:00 -0400 
    Secretary of State John Kerry has helped the candidates in Afghanistan's contested election work out a formula to resolve their dispute over the runoff election results. All votes will be audited.


Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of 
  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:19:58 -0400 
    The business lobby is pushing hard for the survival of the Export-Import Bank, which has supported U.S. exports for 80 years. Some House GOP leaders, though, think it's time to kill the bank.


Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:54:00 -0400 
    Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.


CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:03:08 -0400 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will close the laboratories after last month's possible exposure of dozens of workers to anthrax and the discovery of a vial of smallpox this week.


Utah Seeks To Block Benefits To Married Same-Sex Couples 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:53:00 -0400 
    The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.


Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:04:00 -0400 
    District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.


What We Talk About When We Talk About Violence In Chicago 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:03:00 -0400 
    Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.


Governors Talk Infrastructure At Annual Meeting 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    The National Governors Association held its annual summer meeting in Nashville, Tenn. this week, and the collapsing highway trust fund was the centerpiece issue.


Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute threatening to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry.


What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky? 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.


How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:37:00 -0400 
    Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?
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