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We Can Be Heroes — With Some Glue And A Little Fabric

The cosplay community has descended on the annual Comic-Con in San Diego. They're the dedicated folks who create lovingly accurate costume reproductions of their favorite fictional characters.
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These Little League Coaches Says Back To The Basics

Billy Peterson has been coaching baseball for over 50 years. He says players aren't focused on the fundamentals anymore, which is why he's trying to train the next generation of big league players.
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Week In Politics: Violence In Gaza And Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
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In A Luxury Apartment, Is A Separate 'Poor Door' Segregation?

New York City officials approved a plan for a separate entrance for low-income residents in a luxury building. Is the decision smart economics or discrimination? The Barbershop guys weigh in.
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When One Size Doesn't Fit All: A Man's Quest To Find An Extra-Small

As part of the All Things Considered series "Men in America," producer Viet Le shares his frustrations with shopping for clothes as an extra-small man.
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The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

As the NFL begins training camp, Commentator Frank Deford wonders why Washington's team keeps its contentious nickname. He suggests alternatives, like the Lobbyists, the Presidents or simply the Who.
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When It Comes To Other People's Kids, Should Parents Intervene?

A South Carolina mother was jailed on charges of child neglect because her 9-year-old daughter was found playing at a park by herself. Should she have been punished? A panel of parents weigh in.
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If You're A College Man Who Hasn't Shared His Bed, You're Not Alone

Noah Berlatsky was among the 10 percent of students who stay virgins during college, and this felt to him like a knock on his masculinity. But, he realized in time, it made him no less or more a man.
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Week In Politics: Sanctions On Russia, And Invasion Of Gaza

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss potential U.S. actions against Russia and President Obama's reaction to Israel's ground invasion of Gaza.
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Nepalis Treat This Peace Corps Volunteer Like Justin Bieber

And that's not necessarily a good thing. Our blogger reveals the darkly funny side of being a local celebrity who's trying (and not always succeeding) to improve health, nutrition and income.

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