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Seattle Fans Stunned At How Super Bowl Ended

The Seahawks had pulled off amazing come-from-behind victories this year, and so many expected the team to score and win in the final two minutes of play just a yard away from the end zone.
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To Save 2 Cows, All It Took Was A Good Icebreaker

This week, the City of Fountain Fire Department in Colorado repurposed some firefighting tools for a chillier job: rescuing cows that had fallen through a half-foot of ice into freezing pond water.
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For Colorado's Undocumented, The Wait At The DMV Just Got Longer

Last year, the state became the 10th to offer driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. This year, Colorado Republicans made it virtually impossible for those immigrants to get a slot at the DMV.
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As America Grays, A Call For Dignity In Aging And Elder Care

In The Age of Dignity, Ai-jen Poo says rather than viewing aging from a place of scarcity and fear, we should see getting older as an opportunity. And, she writes, we must fix our flawed care system.
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Another Florida Case Puts Crosshairs On 'Stand Your Ground'

Marissa Alexander, a Jacksonville woman behind bars for three years for firing a "warning shot" near her estranged husband, was recently released. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Larry Hannan of the Florida Times-Union.
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University Endowments Reached Record Levels In 2014

Contributions to colleges and universities were greater in 2014 than ever before. Harvard alone collected over $1.1 billion. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Stacy Palmer of the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
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Patriots Beat Seahawks 28-24 In Super Bowl XLIX

Defending champs Seattle were edged out by the East Coast rivals. The two closely matched teams were tied at halftime but New England pulled ahead late in the fourth quarter.
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Democrat Seeks To Authorize Operations Against ISIS

Rep. Adam Schiff of California plans to introduce a bill to allow congressional authorization of military operations against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Schiff about the new legislation.
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'Mormon Stories' Podcast Founder Contemplates Excommunication

John Dehlin may soon be kicked out of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He says he found some parts of the church's history "deeply disturbing."
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College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.

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