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Why These Kids Love Kale

With childhood obesity rates high, one program in a handful of Washington, D.C., schools is trying to change kids' lives — one vegetable at a time.

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Victims Of Online Threats Say Perpetrators Aren't Being Caught

Women who turn to law enforcement for help are often frustrated that authorities aren't doing enough. Police say tracing the culprits can be a complicated and time-consuming process.
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Pentagon Plans To Spend Billions Upgrading Nuclear Program

After a major investigation into America's nuclear forces, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says that he will be investing billions of dollars into the system, and changing to the way it's managed.
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U.S. Spy Program Targeted Cellphones Of U.S. Citizens

In the search for criminals, the government has been scooping up data from thousands of Americans through their cellphones. Audie Cornish talks to Devlin Barrett, who broke this news in The Wall Street Journal.
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Legal Marijuana Drives Booming Demand For Denver's Warehouses

Colorado law says the plant itself has to be grown indoors, but regulation and reluctant banks have made real estate hard to come by for pot entrepreneurs. The right property can go for millions.
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More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

There are lots of cardiovascular risk calculators, but they usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. This one wants to know if you play tennis. And if you like bacon.
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NBA Commissioner Thinks Gambling On Games Should Be Legal

Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.
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Mormon Church Publishes Essay On Founder Joseph Smith's Polygamy

The Mormon church's founder was married to as many as 40 women in the years before his murder in 1844, the church acknowledged in an article posted on its website.
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What's The Line Between Stereotyping, Celebrating Culture?

Playwright and performer Sarah Jones has a chameleon-like ability to change personas. Through these personas, she explores the fine line between stereotyping and celebrating different ethnic groups.
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Political Diversity Pioneers Win Medal Of Freedom

Among the honorees: three leaders who spent decades opening doors for people of color in government and law and giving a voice to communities that often felt excluded from the national conversation.

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