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Fiscal Cliff, Gun Debate Looms As Lawmakers Take Holiday Break

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Many lawmakers in Washington have headed home for the holidays. They're taking a break from heated debate over gun violence and the fiscal cliff — the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect with the new year. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's White House correspondent Scott Horsley about where things stand and what's ahead for the looming fiscal cliff and the gun debate.
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Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
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To Replace Rep. Jim Moran, Virginia Democrats Raking In Big Bucks

The race has opened the door to an epic primary season that had 13 Democrats formally announcing their candidacy.
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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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