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Sherrie Shackleford studies teaching at Western Governors University from her Indiana condo, where she lives with her daughters, Aubrey (left) and Alissa (right). Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Education

Online School Helps Grown-Ups Finish College

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Online School Helps Grown-Ups Finish College

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A Southwest Airlines passenger plane taxis on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. Southwest and other smaller carriers have filed a lawsuit against new rules regarding airfare advertisements. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

New Rules Mean Full Disclosure For Airfares

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New Rules Mean Full Disclosure For Airfares

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Supporters of Barack Obama hold signs as they listen to the then-candidate speak at an elementary school in Iowa in 2007. Crucial to his 2008 election, many young people have since grown disenchanted with the president. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iowa, Young Voters Unenthusiastic About Obama

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Lawmakers in Trenton, N.J., are considering a bill that would completely eliminate the statute of limitations on childhood sexual abuse cases. The current state law allows victims to file suit up to two years after they turn 18. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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States Weigh Time Frame For Child Sex Abuse Suits

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People stand behind barricades as they wait for family members to be freed from Insein Prison in Yangon, Myanmar, on Tuesday. Myanmar's government announced Monday that it is reducing the sentences of many prisoners, but stopped short of declaring an amnesty for political prisoners that many people had expected. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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U.S. Keeps Pressure On Myanmar For Political Change

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