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FCC Proposes Expansion Of Lifeline Program To Include Internet

The government currently subsidizes phone service for low-income Americans, and now the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to extend that benefit to Internet service.
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Through Making House Calls, Doctor Sees 'Underbelly Of Medicine'

NPR's Robert Siegel joins Dr. Ernest Brown, a primary care physician who only practices by house call, as he makes his rounds in Washington, D.C. He says it's a mistake to put a price tag on medicine.
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Not Your Mother's Catholic Frescoes: Radiant Portraits Of Queer People Of Color

Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
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FIFA President Blatter: Bribery Scandal Puts 'Long Shadow' Over Soccer

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces a re-election vote Friday, in the face of new corruption and bribery charges against senior members of FIFA.
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The Windshield-Pitting Mystery Of 1954

For some strange reason, people across America began to notice that thousands of automobile windshields were dotted with teeny-tiny pockmarks.
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NOAA Warns Of Powerful Storms, Despite Seeing 'Below-Normal' Hurricane Season

The agency also unveiled new forecast graphics that are more detailed and highlight threats posed by potentially deadly storm surges.

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BuzzFeed's Saeed Jones Wrote A Beautiful Thing On Being Black In The Book World

"Combing through mastheads and tables of contents for the names of writers who are not straight white men can make you feel crazy. And it is crazy that doing so is still necessary."
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How Much Does A Colonoscopy Cost In California? Help Find Out

Prices for common medical procedures vary widely, and it can be really hard to find out the true cost up front. This crowdsourcing project aims to help draw back the curtain on colonoscopy costs.
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5 Things You Should Know About George Pataki

For most voters, the name George Pataki might not ring a bell. But he was the last Republican elected to major statewide office in New York in more than 20 years. And he's running for president.
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The Worst Kind Of Groundhog Day: Let's Talk (Again) About Diversity In Publishing

As a writer and critic, I am not just bored with this conversation. I am sick of it. I have written these sentences before. I will write them again.

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