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NPR Topics: U.S.
Stowaway Teen May Have Been Trying To Reunite With His Mom

News reports indicate the 15-year-old was hoping to eventually get to Somalia, where his mother lives. He crawled into the wheel well of a jet that flew from California to Hawaii.

In Illinois, A Town That's Half-Destroyed But Filled With Hope
In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents
NPR Topics: World
'Object Of Interest' Found In Search For Malaysian Jet

Investigators are studying a piece of metal discovered on a beach in western Australia to see if it might be debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Security Situation In Eastern Ukraine Is Unpredictable
Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?
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In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents

One nonprofit in Tulsa has flipped the script on preschool. The Community Action Project says its premise simple: To help kids, it says, you often have to help their parents.

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NPR Programs: Morning Edition
Canadian Police Extricate Bear From Jar

Residents in Ontario called police when they spotted a bear bumbling down the street. It was unable to see where it was going because of a large birdseed jar stuck on its head.

In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents

One nonprofit in Tulsa has flipped the script on preschool. The Community Action Project says its premise simple: To help kids, it says, you often have to help their parents.

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Urban Libraries Become De Facto Homeless Shelters

San Francisco's library system has hired a full-time social worker to help find housing and other services for the homeless men and women who've set up camp among the stacks.

NPR Topics: Politics
Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.

One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage
Longtime D.C. Lawyer Is White House's Next Top Counsel
NPR Topics: Economy
Urban Libraries Become De Facto Homeless Shelters

San Francisco's library system has hired a full-time social worker to help find housing and other services for the homeless men and women who've set up camp among the stacks.

Income Inequality Is A Major Barrier To Attending College
Subminimum Wages For The Disabled: Godsend Or Exploitation?
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