Jennifer Ludden Jennifer Ludden is an energy and environment editor for NPR.

Census Bureau May Stop Asking Marital History Questions

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San Francisco Proposes Predictable Scheduling To Help Hourly Workers

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Abortion-rights supporters outside the Supreme Court in January for the annual March for Life. This week North Dakota and Colorado struck down ballot measures restricting abortion, while Tennessee passed an initiative that may result in restricted rights. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Two Of Three States Reject Ballot Measures Restricting Abortion

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D.C.'s Marijuana Vote Faces Congressional Review

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Phillip Underwood and Michelle Sheridan and their children, Logan and Lilliana, gather in their living room in Frederick, Md., after a long day of work and school. The couple had delayed marriage, in part for financial reasons. James Clark/NPR hide caption

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For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

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SCOTUS Rejection Of Gay Marriage Cases Will Create Legal Domino Effect

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A Ravens fan trades in her Ray Rice jersey Friday after he was cut from the team over allegations of domestic abuse. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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With Dark Humor, Anger And Empathy, Women Respond To The NFL

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Frostburg State University police officer Derrick Pirolozzi conducts a "knock and talk" at a house near campus, reminding students of laws on underage drinking and open containers. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Brainstorm Ways To Cut Back On Binge Drinking

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Shooting Range Accident Draws Focus On Children Handling Guns

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Dana Bolger, who says she was raped in 2011 while a student at Amherst College, co-founded a group that seeks to educate students about their rights under Title IX. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Student Activists Keep Pressure On Campus Sexual Assault

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Brent Almond with his 4-year-old son, Jon. Almond began blogging several years ago to review kids' products, but soon found that he got more satisfaction from chronicling daily life as a father. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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'You're Not Alone': Dads Who Blog Redefine Modern Fatherhood

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Kumar Chandran and Elanor Starmer with their son, Kailas Chandran. The couple's friends are envious of Chandran's paid paternity leave. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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More Dads Want Paternity Leave. Getting It Is A Different Matter

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Class Helps Unwed Dads Navigate Ohio's Mom-Friendly Systems

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Brittiny Spears, 26, is not with the father of her daughter, Zykeiria, 4. "He just still wanted to go out and party and be a little boy," Spears says. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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To Break Cycle Of Child Poverty, Teaching Mom And Dad To Get Along

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High Court's Contraception Ruling Draws Strong Reactions

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