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The Challenges Female Vets Face When Coming Home

As more troops return home, the transition can be difficult, especially for women who served. Services designed to help veterans are not always equipped to deal with the needs of the nearly 2 million female vets. Guest host Viviana Hurtado discusses their unique challenges with women involved in the film, SERVICE: When Women Come Marching Home.
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State Voter ID Laws Hang In The Balance

With a few months left before the presidential election, voter ID laws are in limbo in a number of states. Critics say the laws disenfranchise eligible voters, supporters say they prevent voter fraud. Guest host Viviana Hurtado discusses the court challenges and national implications with NPR's Corey Dade and Pennsylvania activist Bob Previdi.
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Scott McKenzie, Who Sang 'San Francisco' In The Summer Of Love, Dies

The gentle song became a hit and captured the spirit of what was happening in San Francisco that year. McKenzie was 73.
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Dames Gone Wild In Burlington, Vt.

A group of women in their 50s and 60s left the jobs they say no longer fulfilled them. Now they're traveling the U.S. doing volunteer work.
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'I Function Off Fear,' Said Director Tony Scott, Who Died Sunday

Best known for Top Gun and other action movies, Scott was 68. Witnesses say he jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles County. Law enforcement sources tell news outlets that a suicide note has been found.
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How Much Does A Hamburger Cost? That Depends

There are many informational graphics demonstrating the environmental impact of beef consumption. But a lot of the numbers just don't match up. As it turns out, calculating what goes into (and comes out of) a cow is not an exact science.
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Congressman Who Took Nude Dip In Sea Of Galilee Apologizes

Kansas Republican Kevin Yoder was among a group of lawmakers who got in the water during a late-night escapade last summer. He was reportedly the only one to fully disrobe. Yoder says he was in the water only briefly.

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