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NPR Topics: U.S.
Many Kids Who Are Obese And Overweight Don't Know It

A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?

Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale
Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy
NPR Topics: World
Skype A Vital Bridge For Palestinians In West Bank, Gaza

By most accounts, the war between Israel and Hamas is getting worse. As the casualties mount, so does the frustration of Palestinian families living apart who rarely if ever get to see each other.

U.S. Intelligence Tracking What Happened To Flight MH17
Obama Adviser: Civilian Toll In Mideast Makes Cease-Fire Critical
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'Rocket Girl' Is A Jetpack-Powered 21st Century Angel

Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare's effervescent comic about a flight-suited future teenager is now out in a paperback collection. Reviewer Etelka Lehoczky calls it "a high-spirited, often funny ride."

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NPR Programs: Morning Edition
Don't Make Me Come Back There: Toyota's New Parent-Friendly Options

The new Sienna minivan has an optional pull-down mirror to allow better surveillance of the backseat, and a "Driver Easy Speak" feature that lets you speak to the kids without shouting.

$500,000 Gets You A 170-Foot-Tall Ketchup Bottle In Illinois

The condiment container towers above the former Brooks Old Original and Tangy Ketchup factory. The company moved out decades ago; now the space is for sale. It doesn't come with a giant side of fries.

Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.

NPR Topics: Politics
Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy

Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers
Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads to Jobs
NPR Topics: Economy
Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles?

If inflation were to flare up, Fed policymakers would have to push up interest rates. Tuesday's consumer price report suggests inflation is low, but some say the data isn't capturing asset "bubbles."

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