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Who ‘Owns’ The Bush Tax Cuts?

They’re called the Bush tax cuts for a reason. And when they were passed in the early 2000s, most Democrats […]

Part Science, Part Art, Pollinator Pathway Connects Seattle Green Spaces

When we think about improving urban food systems, we tend think about growing more vegetables — densely planted backyard plots […]

2.97 Million And Counting; ’66 Volvo Is Nearing Its 3 Millionth Mile

“It’s just a car I enjoy driving.” That’s for sure. Irv Gordon, a 72-year-old retired teacher from Long Island, N.Y., […]

Congress’ Big Stick Just Got a Little Shorter

Nothing breeds lawsuits like uncertainty. That being the case, the Supreme Court’s landmark health care ruling is almost certain to […]

‘The Life That Follows’ Disarming IEDs In Iraq

Brian Castner arguably had one of the most nerve-wracking jobs in the U.S. military. He commanded two Explosive Ordnance Disposal […]

Romney Raised $106 Million In June; Obama Raised $71 Million

For the second month in a row, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney and his party have raised more money than […]

Sit And Talk A While: Filmmaker Chronicling Personal Side Of Politics

When I caught up with filmmaker Julie Winokur recently, she was in Atlanta, about to watch her 17-year-old son play […]

Tell the World Your Big Idea With NPR’s ‘What’s Your Big Idea?’ Video Contest

I have a simple question for you: Do you have a good idea? Something that could change the world? Enter […]

Ahhh! Some Relief From The Heat

The oppressive heat wave that blanketed much of the nation for nearly two weeks, causing at least 46 deaths, has […]

Surface Coal Miners At Risk For Black Lung

This story is part of an investigation into how federal regulators and the mining industry are failing to protect coal […]

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