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Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast Or Never At All?

Many of today's parents spent their childhoods playing on dangerous playgrounds and spending a lot of time unsupervised. Hanna Rosin says their kids need to take those same risks to feel independent.

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This Simple Stew Is A Battleground In A Bowl

Punish Stew is more than a comfort food: It's a dish that turned a dinner table into a battleground. Award-winning chef John Currence shares the recipe, and the story, of the stew he hates and loves.

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Never Mind Eyesight, Your Nose Knows Much More

The human nose may be able to distinguish more than a trillion different odors and fragrances, research hints. If true, our noses are much more discerning with smells than our eyes are with color.

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Awash In Cash, Drug Cartels Rely On Big Banks To Launder Profits

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Rural Appalachia Helps Some Women Save For Retirement

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Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast Or Never At All?

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For Flight 370 Families, Every Day Is 'Torment'

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This Simple Stew Is A Battleground In A Bowl

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