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It's All About The Benjamins And Jacksons — But What About The Women?

The bills in your wallet have one thing in common: they all feature photos of men. Now, a campaign hopes to replace Andrew Jackson's face on the 20 with someone like Susan B. Anthony or Rosa Parks.
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Interior Department Issues New Federal Rules On 'Fracking'

The Obama administration introduced new rules Friday to regulate oil and gas "fracking" on federal lands.
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World War II Veteran Lucy Coffey Dies At 108

The nation's oldest female veteran of World War II died Thursday. Last year, Lucy Coffey made an Honor Flight to visit the Women's Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery and meet with the president.
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Mexico's High Court Overturns Murder Conviction Of Man Jailed For 23 Years

The country's Supreme Court ruled that Alfonso Martin del Campo Dodd, who holds both U.S. and Mexican citizenship, was convicted based entirely on a confession derived by torture.
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Fourth-Graders Get Rough Lesson In Politics

Melissa Block talks to Jim Cutting, a teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in New Hampshire, who led his fourth-graders' effort to turn a bill into a law, only to have it rejected right in front of them.
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Budget Reconciliation Explained Through Chutes And Ladders

The president's proposed budget sets the stage for Republicans to use a tool they've lacked until now: reconciliation. But they're not likely to win the game.
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Why Los Angeles' Fast Food Ban Did Nothing To Check Obesity

A new study finds that restrictions on fast-food restaurants in South Los Angeles didn't reduce obesity as intended. That's partly because the ban didn't cover the most common types of food stores.
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Boehner Plans Trip To Israel This Month

The House speaker's visit at the end of the month follows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election and his controversial address to the U.S. Congress.
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#NPRreads: From Supreme Court Justice To The Notorious R.B.G.

For your weekend, here are four recommendations: How Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became an Internet meme, how The Great Wave went viral, a profile of Hugh Hewitt and why 4Chan's founder walked away.
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Some Anxiety, But No Slowdown For North Dakota Oil Boom Town

Low oil prices have led to a drop in drilling, but not as much as you might expect. In some parts of the state's Bakken oil patch, production continues at a feverish pace.

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