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Shrinking Paychecks: Hillary Clinton Takes On 2016's Toughest Economic Question

The defining economic question for candidates this cycle could be how (or even whether) to deal with unstoppable forces like ride-hailing company Uber and global trade.
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Clinton Unveils Economic Plan Focusing On Middle Class

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolls out her economic policy agenda and says she is focused on growing the wages of the middle class.
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Florida Sea Turtles Stage Amazing Comeback

When scientists first started counting the nests of green sea turtles in one area in the 1980s, they found fewer than 40 nests. In their last check, they counted almost 12,000.
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Wisconsin's Rebound: Less Impressive Than It Seems?

When Scott Walker was first elected governor, Wisconsin's unemployment rate was over 8 percent. It's fallen to 4.4 percent. But there's debate over whether Walker deserve credit for the rebound.
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In Birmingham, A Debate Over Confederate Monuments

After the fatal church shootings in Charleston, S.C., some communities are taking down Confederate monuments. Birmingham, Ala., with its rich civil rights history, is weighing the options.
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How Textbooks Can Teach Different Versions Of History

About 5 million public school students in Texas this year will get new and controversial textbooks that critics say water down history.
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Boy Scouts Panel Adopts Resolution To Allow Gay Scout Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board will meet July 27 to ratify the resolution to end the longstanding ban on gay Scout leaders.
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Iranian Court Holds Third Hearing In Case Of Jailed 'Post' Reporter

Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in July 2014, is accused of spying on Iran for the U.S. Today's hearing was inconclusive and no date has been set for a possible next hearing.
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#RaceOnTech: How An Early Love Of Math Led Her To The Role Of CEO

This week, NPR's All Tech Considered is connecting with diverse innovators in tech and science. Kiverdi CEO Lisa Dyson discusses an early role model, her work and the need to boost tech education.
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Ultramarathoner Finishes The Appalachian Trail In Record Time

It took Scott Jurek 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes to make the 2,189-mile hike from Springer Mountain, Ga., to the top of Maine's Mount Katahdin.

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