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Telework: Not Just For Moms And Millennials

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Children do better — in school and emotionally — when they have enough time with both parents, according to a fathers' rights group pushing for joint-custody laws. iStockphoto hide caption

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Push To Change Custody Laws: What's Best For Kids?

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A new study shows that the income gap between young adults who go to college and those who don't only continues to grow. iStockphoto hide caption

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Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It

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Paid Leave Laws Catch On Across the Nation

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Villages in the Lower Shire valley of Malawi, like this one named Jasi, rely heavily on subsistence farming and steady rainfall, and are struggling to produce steady harvests. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Malawian Farmers Say Adapt To Climate Change Or Die

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With National Treasures At Risk, D.C. Fights Against Flooding

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Arinafe Makwiti, 13, says her parents forced her to drop out of school and get married to an older man last year to help with the family finances. Makwiti has divorced her husband, but now has a 9-month-old daughter. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Five Things You May Not Know About Child Marriage

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Christina Asima says she had no choice but to marry last year at age 12 to help care for younger siblings after her mother abandoned the family. But she says her husband was abusive, so she left him, and now must look after her 8-month-old son, Praise, alone. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Can Child Marriages Be Stopped?

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Illinois Files Suit Against Online Adoption Agency

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Memorials Held For Washington Navy Yard Shooting Victims

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Losia Nyankale helps daughter Jonessa and son Juliean learn the alphabet. Nyankale, who works in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., says she needs food stamps and child-care subsidies to make ends meet. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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For Restaurant Workers, A Struggle To Put Food On The Table

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Study Finds Stagnated, Declining Wages For Low Wage Earners

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

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Carbon Tax Gaining Popularity, But Not With Lawmakers

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