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WASHINGTON (AP) Being a kid is tougher than ever and first lady Michelle Obama says that's what makes having a mentor so important. A child doesn't need you to be Superman, just someone who will be there, Obama said today at the National Mentoring Summit, encouraging more people to become mentors.

WASHINGTON (AP) Richard L. Lyons, who as a reporter for the Washington Post covered the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearings of President Nixon has died at age 88. His son-in-law, John Fogarty, says Lyons died Sunday from complications of gallbladder surgery.

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Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo' Full Of Loneliness And Longing

In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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