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Why More Men Are Choosing 'Pink Collar Jobs'

More men are entering fields that have been dominated by women. From 2000 to 2010, fields with a vast majority of women accounted for nearly a third of job growth for men, according to The New York Times. Host Michel Martin takes a look at the findings with research analyst Mary Gatta and hears from three men making headway in these fields.
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Alcatraz Escapees Didn't Return 50 Years Later? Says Who?

No one saw them Monday — the 50th anniversary of the trio's escape. But that doesn't necessarily mean they weren't there. Would you like to believe they were?
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The Fed's Tough Job Gets Harder In Election Year

With signs that the economy is slowing, the Federal Reserve may take steps to help boost growth. But with the election season gearing up, the Fed's ability to act boldly may be restrained. That's because the monetary policymakers want to preserve the Fed's credibility as a nonpartisan entity.
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JPMorgan Knew Of Risks, 'WSJ' Reports

After interviews with more than a dozen current and former executives at the bank, the newspaper concludes that it was warned about bets that would cost it more than $2 billion. A plan to roll them back wasn't properly implemented, the Journal says.
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50 Years Later, Mystery Of Alcatraz Escape Endures

The legend of the escape from Alcatraz has always held that Frank Morris and Clarence and John Anglin would return for the 50th anniversary of their famed 1962 prison breakout.
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A Congressional Election In Arizona We All Wish Didn't Have To Take Place

Just as the Wisconsin recall election was portrayed as having national implications for November, many are saying that the message coming out of Tuesday's special election to replace Gabby Giffords goes far beyond Arizona.
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Massive Wildfire Burns Out Of Control In Colo.

Crews are struggling to get the upper hand on several large, destructive wildfires burning across the parched southern Rockies. In Colorado, the High Park Fire that sparked over the weekend has quickly grown to the second largest wildfire in that state's history. From member station KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports from Fort Collins.

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