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Ending Violence Sparked By Baby's Cry

About 300 babies die each year after being hospitalized for serious injuries, according to a new report. Researchers are testing ways to help parents cope with the anger and frustration that can be triggered by a crying baby.
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Super Bowl's Political Ads Stir Emotions Amid Beer, Chips And Car Ads

Clint Eastwood's ad made a more emotionally gripping argument for saving the auto industry than perhaps anything President Obama has said on the subject to date.
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Indiana's Top Election Official Convicted of Voter Fraud

Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was accused of lying about his home address on voter registration forms in order to continue receiving a stipend for serving on his town's council.
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Seeking Revenge In 'Underworld Of Vanished Bikes'

More than 200,000 bikes were reported stolen in 2010, according to FBI statistics. By some estimates, more than one million bike thefts go unreported annually. When thieves stole writer Patrick Symmes' bike in 2006, he set out to catch a thief in what he calls "the dangerous underworld of vanishing bikes."
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'Prop 8' Ruling Expected Tuesday; California Measure Banned Gay Marriage

The ban was struck down as unconstitutional more than a year ago. Whichever way the appeals court rules, the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court for the final decision.
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'What If?' Moments Stand Out In Story Of Father Who Killed Himself And Sons

"I'm sorry, goodbye," Josh Powell wrote in an email to his attorney just before he apparently ignited an explosive fire Sunday in Graham, Wash., that took not just his life but those of his 5- and 7-year-old sons.
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From Struggle To Glory In Minor League Football

Jamie King's NFL dreams never took off, but he got a second chance when he was asked to coach the Fredericksburg Generals, a little-known team in Virginia. He talks with guest host Jacki Lyden about helping a group of misfits become champions, and how it changed his life in the process. King is profiled in this week's The Washington Post Magazine.
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Freddie Mac Good For Business, Bad For Homeowners?

An investigation by ProPublica and NPR sheds light on questionable practices by the government-owned mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with NPR's Chris Arnold and Arturo de los Santos, who is trying to save his house.
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A Glimpse Behind Bars: Juveniles In The Justice System

In the confines of jail cells, a veteran photographer documents children's experiences. He snaps pictures without revealing his subjects' faces, aiming to "give them a voice."

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