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Army Brig. Gen. Heidi Brown, shown here at the Pentagon: "Gender now shuts the door for me." David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A Lonely Club For Women In Top Army Jobs

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Teeth from a cremated child were excavated from a site believed to be 11,500 years old. The color differences show uneven burning. The scale is in millimeters. Science/AAAS hide caption

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Child's 11,500-Year-Old Remains Unearthed In Alaska

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The Koch Industries Inc. headquarters in Wichita, Kan. LARRY W. SMITH/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Billionaire Brothers In Spotlight In Wis. Union Battle

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Supporters of Wisconsin public employees rally at the United Steelworkers headquarters in downtown Pittsburgh. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Debate Heats Up Over Public And Private Pensions

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Budget experts say it's unlikely that Social Security and veterans checks would stop coming during a government shutdown. Bradley C Bower/AP hide caption

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The Feds Are Prepared For A Shutdown. Are You?

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Diane Kenney (left) and Linda Kenney Miller, ages 66 and 65 respectively, visited StoryCorps in Montgomery, Ala. StoryCorps hide caption

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From The Son Of Ex-Slaves, The Gift Of A Hospital

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A cargo ship transits the Suez Canal en route from the Mediterranean Sea to the Gulf of Suez at the city of Suez, Egypt, on Feb. 2. Egypt controls the canal, which is vital to U.S. interests. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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U.S. Military Keeps Close Eye On Egypt, Bahrain

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Rudolph Valentino once entertained girlfriends (and boyfriends) in Room 1202 of L.A.'s Alexandria Hotel. Location manager Doug Dresser scouted the surreal space a decade ago — and recently took NPR's Susan Stamberg back for a visit. Courtesy Doug Dresser hide caption

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For Location Scouts, It's All About Making The Scene

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