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12 Feet: A Soaring New Broad Jump Record Is Set At NFL Combine

If you're ever standing near Byron Jones when he jumps, you might want to stay well back. On Monday, the cornerback flew more than 12 feet from a standing start.
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50 Years Of Shrinking Union Membership, In One Map

Union membership has been on a steady decline nationally since the middle of the last century. Watch as membership declines in states across the country.
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Becoming American: Immigrants Tweet Their Stories

Entrepreneurs and engineers, performers and professors are among those who are sharing their stories about becoming American on Twitter.
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Fake IDs Backfire On Pa. College Students

Police say a student named Dean and some friends ordered fake ID's from China. When the package was mistakenly delivered to a college dean with the same last name, the students' parents were called.
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White House Moves To Protect Investors From Bad Retirement Advice

The White House says President Obama on Monday will direct the Department of Labor to craft new rules to require financial advisers to put their clients' interests ahead of their own.
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Runway Collections Inspired By Vibes From '60s And '70s

Renee Montagne looks back at the best of New York Fashion Week with Deborah Needleman, editor-in-chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and looks forward to what will hit the European runways.
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How We Talk About Our Teachers

The words college students use to describe their professors say a lot about how men and women are judged differently.
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When Kids Think Parents Play Favorites, It Can Spell Trouble

When children think they're being slighted, it can lead to risky behavior as teenagers, a study finds. Having warm, respectful relationships helps counteract the claim, "You always liked her best!"
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Wil Smith, Single Dad And Beloved StoryCorps Participant, Dies At 46

Wil Smith, a single dad whom listeners met through StoryCorps, died Sunday. A few years ago he was diagnosed with colon cancer. (This conversation initially aired on Oct. 23, 2013 on Morning Edition).
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Advanced Placement History Test Accused Of Being Unpatriotic

An Oklahoma legislative panel is reviewing the latest Advanced Placement U.S. History course and could cut funding for it in the state's schools. Lawmakers complain the course focuses on the negative.

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