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Interfaith Chaplains Revitalize An Old Role On College Campuses

A third of young Americans report no religious affiliation. Given the odds, you might expect life around a college chaplain's office to be pretty dull these days. Not so.
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Health Officials Face Ebola Questions On Capitol Hill

A day after news that a second healthcare worker in Texas has Ebola, members of Congress grilled Centers for Disease Control and Prevent Director Tom Frieden about the federal response.
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Cardinals' Playoff Success Dampened By Ferguson Protests

The St. Louis Cardinals may be eliminated from the Major League Baseball playoffs on Thursday night. The community around the Gateway City is still tense in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting.
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In Crisis, Philadelphia Public Schools Revoke Teachers' Contract

Mounting debt, concentrated poverty and a political fight have nudged its school system to the brink of insolvency. With nowhere else to cut, district officials voided the teachers' union contract.
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Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in New York City are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed to accommodate the sharing economy.
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Your Car Won't Start. Did You Make The Loan Payment?

Growing numbers of lenders are getting tech savvy, remotely disabling debtors' cars and tracking customer data to ensure timely payment of subprime auto loans.
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The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?
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LA Schools Superintendent To Step Down Amid iPad Controversy

Rachel Martin talks with KPCC's Annie Gilbertson about the pending resignation of John Deasy, who had been at the center of a controversial plan to purchase 700,000 iPads for students and teachers.
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Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

Texas clinics that provide abortion services were surprised by a ruling from the high court this week that allows them to reopen. But the bruising legal battle may have already changed the landscape.
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Builder Constructs Home On Wrong Lot

Mark and Brenda Voss of Missouri built a home in Florida. It's likely their house will end up in court. Two surveyors made a mistake, and the house was built on a lot that doesn't belong to them.

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