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Girls Are Taught To 'Think Pink,' But That Wasn't Always So

After World War II ended, Rosie the Riveter traded in her factory blues for June Cleaver's pink apron. A new exhibit traces pink back to the beginning — when plenty of boys wore it, too.

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Scratch That: One Cat's Struggle With Internet Stardom

How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity might be the year's first essential new book. NPR's Renita Jablonski picks up the book, and her cat, to see if he has what it takes to be a star on the Web.

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Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest

Participants in these social networks pool their money to give each other informal, no-interest loans. They're called cundinas or tandas, and politicians are taking notice.

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Latvia's Ex-President: 'We Have To Worry' About Russia

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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

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For Native Americans, Losing Tribal Membership Tests Identity

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Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest

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Pentagon Reorganizing How It Brings Home America's War Dead

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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

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In Early Memoir, Bette Midler Adorned The Truth In Sequins

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Girls Are Taught To 'Think Pink,' But That Wasn't Always So

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