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Too Little, Too Much: How Poverty and Wealth Affect Our Minds

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Fresh Starts

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For Young Workers In Central Appalachia Job Options Are Slim

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All He's Ever Wanted Is To Mine Coal. How Long Can He Chase His Dream?

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Saturday's clashes were not the first of their kind. (Above) Antifa counterprotesters fought with far-right Patriot Prayer supporters during a march in Portland, Ore., on June 3. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

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Stephanie and Natalie enrolled their older son in sessions at a Brain Balance Achievement Center in the hope that it would help him make friends. Hokyoung Kim for NPR hide caption

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'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

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After a long history of civil war and corruption, many Liberians didn't trust their government's attempts to control Ebola. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Panic! What We Can Learn From Chaos

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Kyle Johnson, 22, after an overnight shift at a coal mine in Buchanan County, Va. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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Coal Stories Episode 1

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Past practices offer few clues about where special counsel Robert Mueller might take the Russia probe — and then what might happen when it's over. Alex Wong/AP hide caption

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What Could Be Coming Next In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

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Sociologist Brooke Harrington says "the lives of the richest people in the world are so different from those of the rest of us, it's almost literally unimaginable." erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption

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What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

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