Alimony Till Death Do Us Part? Nay, Say Some Ex-Spouses

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Dawn Heisey-Grove hands off Zane to Jonathan after a midday feeding. The couple were both working full time when Jonathan lost his job as a graphic designer two years ago. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Stay-At-Home Dads, Breadwinner Moms And Making It All Work

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Defense Attorney Judy Clarke has defended Arizona mass shooter Jared Loughner, Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Bombing Suspect's Lawyer A Quiet Defender Of The Notorious

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Filling In The Gap On Climate Education In Classrooms

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First-time homeowner Amanda Cowley in her new home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C. After married couples, single women are the largest demographic group of homebuyers. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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Moving Out And Buying In: Single Ladies Emerge As Homeowners

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For the first time, new nationwide science standards recommend teaching K-12 students about climate change. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms

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The Rev. Gene Robinson, along with his daughter Ella and partner Mark Andrew, attend a news conference after Robinson was confirmed as bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minneapolis in 2003. Robinson was the church's first openly gay bishop, and his daughter is an advocate for gay marriage. Eric Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids' Voices Key On Both Sides Of Gay-Marriage Debate

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Stay-At-Home Workers Defend Choice After Yahoo Ban

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Jim Gandy, chief meteorologist for WLTX, in Columbia, S.C. Brian Dressler/Courtesy of WLTX hide caption

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Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash

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Jeannine Sato holds her 2-year-old son, Keni; 5-year-old Hana is held by her father, Mas Sato. Jeannine decided to leave her job when her employers said she could take six weeks off after giving birth to her first child or risk losing her job. Courtesy of Jeannine Sato hide caption

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FMLA Not Really Working For Many Employees

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Ongoing beach nourishment, like this project in Viriginia Beach, has been the topic of debate. Some people say it's needed to protect beach communities; others decry the costs. Pam Spaugy/U.S. Army hide caption

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Debate Over Rebuilding Beaches Post-Sandy Creates Waves

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People in Takoma Park, Md., walk toward a fallen telephone pole on June 30 after heavy overnight thunderstorms devastated the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The line of storms known as a derecho left over 1 million people without power. Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Landov hide caption

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An Abundance Of Extreme Weather Has Many On Edge

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Debating The Impact Of An Immigration Crackdown

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