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As College Tuition Soars, What Puts That Price Tag In Motion?

As President Obama unveils new efforts to help college graduates with student loan debt, there's new focus on the problems that drive that debt: the cost of college and the reasons it's been skyrocketing.
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California Farmers Ask: Hey Buddy, Can You Spare Some Water?

Water is scarce in California, and prices are all over the map. Some farmers are paying almost 100 times more than others. Should water flow to the highest bidder?
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Row, Row, Row Your Boat — And Keep Rowing Another 2,400 Miles

The Great Pacific Race is the first ever ocean rowing event to cross the Pacific. The inaugural race is set to kick off — as some 2,400 miles stretch before the competitors.
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Despite Details Of Bergdahl's Captivity, Answers Stay Scattered

As Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl recovers in a Germany hospital, details continue to emerge about his captivity, the circumstances of his initial disappearance and the effect his release has had on the military.
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Fruit Juice Vs. Soda? Both Beverages Pack In Sugar, Health Risks

Juice seems more natural and healthful than soda because it comes from fruit. But a study found that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, which may make them just as unhealthful for you.
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In Oregon, End Of Life Orders Help People Avoid The ICU

Most people don't want to die in the hospital hooked up to machines, but it can be hard to make those wishes known. A doctor's order with more force than an advance directive can help, a study finds.
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The Wailers Carry On Bob Marley's Legacy

The Wailers have sold more than 250 million albums. As they celebrate the 30th anniversary of their iconic album Legend, the group shares what it's like to carry on Bob Marley's legacy.
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Laverne Cox Loves 'Trouble'

Netflix's Orange is the New Black is back, and Laverne Cox returns to her role as transgender prisoner Sophia Burset. For Tell Me More's "In Your Ear" feature, she shares her favorite music.
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When A Killer Comes From Your Family

Mass killings carried out by disturbed young people are frightening for the public. Along with the grief of victims' families, we explore how families of the killers deal with the trauma.
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One Man's Search For His Personal Narrative And 'Asian Self'

After Alex Tizon emigrated to the U.S., he grew up feeling that Asian men were considered 'less than' in America. He shares his experience in a new memoir, Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self.

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