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Changing Face Of College

Even When College Is Free, It Can Be Hard For Adults To Stay In School

Tennessee Reconnect has helped thousands of adults afford a college education, but for many older students, the financial support may not be enough to get them to the finish line.

Mexican agricultural workers wait at a Calexico doughnut shop before dawn to be driven to farms in the Imperial Valley after crossing the border. President Trump is scheduled to visit Calexico, Calif., on Friday. Max Rivlin-Nadler for NPR hide caption

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As Trump Visits Calexico, Calif., Residents Worry About Rising Border Wall Tension

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Voters at an Atlanta high school on Election Day 2018. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a new law addressing some of the complaints about how that election was run. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Georgia Governor Signs Law Addressing Some Criticisms Of Contested 2018 Election

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Poor diet is the leading risk factor for deaths from lifestyle-related diseases in the majority of the world, according to new research. John D. Buffington/Getty Images hide caption

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Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds

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A view of Pikes Peak from the Carroll Lakes, circa 1925. Katharine Lee Bates' trip up the Colorado mountain inspired her poem "America," later to become the song "America the Beautiful." Harry L. Standley/Courtesy of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum hide caption

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Greatness Is Not A Given: 'America The Beautiful' Asks How We Can Do Better

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