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Bengals' Signing Of Player Will Let Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Care

For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter — and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.
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Cruising Attitude: Recliner Rebellion Building In The Sky

With the airlines packing more people into planes, "recliner rage" is on the rise. Is it a problem of entitled passengers, or just too many of us squeezed into small spaces?
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Q&A: Dana Goldstein, Author, 'The Teacher Wars'

Testing, tenure, pay, standards, business influence, poverty and inequality--the big education issues have been with us a long time, says a new book.
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How Genuine Is Russia's Ceasefire?

NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.
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Better With Butter? Here's Why Americans Are Consuming More.

Cholesterol worries have waned as margarine's trans-fats became the new bogeyman, leading more Americans back to the real deal.
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Russia Rips Up NATO's Rulebook

President Obama has spent much of the week talking about what NATO can do to respond to current crises. NATO leaders approved a plan to develop a rapid response force to primarily counter Russia.
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Cosmic Rays Sound Scary, But Radiation Risk On A Flight Is Small

Pilots and flight attendants in some countries are classified as "radiation workers" because of their extra exposure to cosmic rays. Scientists say these frequent fliers may face greater risks.
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Feds Hope Hitting Nursing Homes In The Wallet Will Cut Overmedication

A U.S. attorney has sued two nursing homes in Watsonville, Calif., alleging that they failed to provide the acceptable care they were paid for by the government.
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A Disappointing Jobs Report May Mask Economy's Strength

The latest labor report indicates a slowdown in job growth, but many economists aren't buying it. They say other data paint a stronger picture, but the jobs numbers may delay higher interest rates.
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Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

There's no shortage of songs about what it means to be a man. But what makes some music sound "manly" — and what attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers are changing.

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