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How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy

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Economy

How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy

Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now, two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.

With Help From America's Test Kitchen, Why Buy When You Can DIY?

This hazelnut-chocolate spread looks like the iconic Nutella, but it tastes more richly of hazelnuts, says Chris Kimball. hide caption

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The Salt

With Help From America's Test Kitchen, Why Buy When You Can DIY?

Morning Edition host Renee Montagne talks to America's Test Kitchen's Chris Kimball about foods that are easier than you would guess to make at home. Fresh Nutella or kale chips, anyone?

Syrian Babies Born To Refugees Face A Future In Limbo

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Parallels - World News

Syrian Babies Born To Refugees Face A Future In Limbo

Syrians have flooded into neighboring countries and now they are having babies. But the children are not receiving citizenship from either Syria or the country where they are born.

Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

Thousands of young immigrants, many of them from Central America, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing an unprecentented humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. hide caption

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U.S.

Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

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Politics

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future KPR

An open revolt among moderate Kansas Republicans has focused national attention on Gov. Sam Brownback's tax-cutting experiment at the heart of his "red-state model."

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European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case

Barbed-wire fence surrounding a military area is pictured in the forest near Stare Kiejkuty village, close to Szczytno in northeastern Poland. The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday. hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case

The European Court of Human Rights said Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.

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