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'Warning Shot': Sen. Warren On Fighting Banks, And Her Political Future

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, took a passionate stand against a provision in the spending bill that rolls back a major part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation legislation.
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Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On Trial

The aerospace company is being sued for choosing retirement funds that were poorly managed and charged high fees in a case that tests the limits of a company's responsibilities to its employees.
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When Grandma's House Is Home: The Rise Of Grandfamilies

In a shift driven partly by culture and largely by the economy, the number of grandparents living with their grandchildren is up sharply in the U.S. About 1 in 10 kids is living with a grandparent.
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Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment

Should dietary guidelines consider the environmental effects of our food choices? The government-appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee thinks they should. Congress, however, says no.
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To Stop Teen Drinking Parties, Fine The Parents

For some teenagers, parties with alcohol are almost a rite of passage. Surveys show the vast majority of parents in these homes know the alcohol is flowing. Cities are now cracking down on the adults.
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Your #NPRUglySweaters: The Joy Of Knitwear We Ought Not Wear

A bright, blinking, tinsel-covered, delightfully tacky peek inside of NPR listeners' closets — check out some of our favorite photos of your favorite Christmas attire.
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More Than Just Cute, Sea Otters Are Superheroes Of The Marsh

Sea otters are furry and photogenic, but those aren't the only reasons to save them from extinction. Turns out that just by eating, they can preserve their entire estuarine ecosystems.
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LA's Unclaimed Dead Receive Prayers, And A Final Resting Place

Every year since 1896, Los Angeles County has buried the cremated remains of people who die in the region, but whose bodies are never claimed. This year, the county buried the remains of 1,489 people.
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Two Years Later, Still Learning From Sandy Hook

A new report on the 2012 Newtown school shootings says that school administrators failed Adam Lanza despite their best efforts. The authors say the district had a lack of special education expertise.
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Taking On Racial Profiling With Data

A year ago, Phillip Atiba Goff, president of UCLA's Center for Policing Equity, started working with police departments to build a database on racial profiling. NPR's Arun Rath talks with him about its progress.

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