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Losia Nyankale helps daughter Jonessa and son Juliean learn the alphabet. Nyankale, who works in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., says she needs food stamps and child-care subsidies to make ends meet. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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For Restaurant Workers, A Struggle To Put Food On The Table

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Study Finds Stagnated, Declining Wages For Low Wage Earners

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

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Carbon Tax Gaining Popularity, But Not With Lawmakers

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Attorney General Eric Holder greets Alexis Margaret Herman, member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, before speaking at the organization's convention. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Zimmerman Verdict Feels Personal For Some In Service Sorority

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Esteban Roncancio and other protesters call for executive action on workplace discrimination for LGBT Americans in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Not Likely To Pass Sweeping Climate Legislation

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Pew Poll: Adult LGBT Americans Optimistic About Future

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Snowden Had A Fast Rise In The Intelligence World

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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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Cy Maramangalam gives a presentation about climate change for the Alliance for Climate Education. Courtesy of Alliance for Climate Education hide caption

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