Efforts To Prevent Voter Fraud Draw Scrutiny

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U.S. Voters Abroad Test Efforts To Expedite Balloting

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Critics Call Child Nutrition Bill Counterproductive

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Report: Nearly 1 In 7 Americans Were Poor In '09

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Officials In The Dark About Voting Machine Glitches

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Help For Poor Could Be Sacrificed To Boost Economy

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Before evacuating from Katrina, Bobbie Jennings (right) lived next door to her twin sister, Gloria Williams, in the public housing that existed on the same site as Harmony Oaks in New Orleans. While Jennings likes the actual apartment, she says she is unhappy with the new development because the new apartments do not provide the same sense of community as before. Katie Hayes/NPR hide caption

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New Orleans' Public Housing Slowly Evolving

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The slogan "Trenton Makes, The World Takes" spans the Lower Trenton Bridge above the Delaware River. Author Janet Evanovich grew up in South River, N.J., and chose to set her best-selling thriller in the neighborhoods of Trenton. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Stephanie Plum: Trenton's Scrappy Bounty Hunter

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40 U.S. Billionaires Pledge Half Of Wealth To Charity

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Alex Williamson, 8, is one of 17 million children who live in U.S. households where getting enough food is a challenge. Sometimes it's hard for the poor to eat healthy because it costs more. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Eating Nutritiously A Struggle When Money Is Scarce

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Volunteers sorted through food last fall as they stocked shelves at the San Francisco Food Bank in California. As the U.S. continues to struggle through the recession and unemployment is at record highs, food banks are seeing an increased demand. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A Daily Fight To Find Food: One Family's Story

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Nga Thi Buscall, 60, slept on the streets of Washington, D.C., last winter. New numbers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development show that the number of homeless people actually dipped last year -- although more families were living on the street. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Homeless Numbers Dip, But More Families Suffer

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Hearing: Rig Manager Contradicts Chief Mechanic

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