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Medical Scans, Without The Weapons-Grade Uranium
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Airport Scanners Transform Bodies Into Stick Figures
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Alcoholic Energy Drink Maker To Remove Caffeine
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A Milestone: Retiring Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy (right) puts his arm around his successor, Providence Mayor David Cicilline, in Providence on Sunday. When Kennedy leaves office, it will be the first time in 60 years that a Kennedy will not hold elected office in the nation's capital. Gretchen Ertl/AP hide caption

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The End Of An Era: Goodbye, Kennedys
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Tone, Temperament At Issue In Maine Gov. Race
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A Juggling Game For A Single Mom In The Middle
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Increased Drug Use Fuels Debate Over Legalization
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Rite Of Passage: Moving Into A College Dorm
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What does the future hold for I-95? One thing experts agree on is more traffic. Timothy Bell for NPR hide caption

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Flying Cars? Conveyor Belts? The Future Of I-95
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Will Gay Marriage Ruling Be A Ripple Or Tsunami?
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By Hiring Gulf Scientists, BP May Be Buying Silence
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Should Parents Have To Testify Against Kids In Court?
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Gulf Residents Face Quandary: Sue Or Settle?
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Scott Burke, owner of Loop Linen and Uniform Service in Westwego, La., says the Gulf oil spill has had an impact on his bottom line. "As the restaurants slow down, we slow down," Burke says. "It's just a trickle-down effect." Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Many In Gulf On Road To Uncertain Compensation
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