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Group houses are becoming popular — again — among some single baby boomers, and not just for financial reasons. Marianne Kilkenny (second from right) shares her home in Asheville, N.C, with four other people. Mike Belleme/The New York Times hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Boomer Housemates Have More Fun

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Boomer Housemates Have More Fun

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Google and NASA are betting that quantum forces are at work inside D-Wave's 512-bit chip. Courtesy of D-Wave hide caption

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Research News

Quantum Or Not, New Supercomputer Is Certainly Something Else

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Quantum Or Not, New Supercomputer Is Certainly Something Else

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Business

Microsoft Unveils Its New Xbox One

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From 'Morning Edition': Hear Laura Sydell's Report On The New XBox

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A worker chips away at Jerusalem stone, likely destined for a building facade somewhere in the world. Stone and marble is a big business in Palestinian towns near Bethlehem. Quarries are in Israeli-controlled areas, and access can be a challenge. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

West Bank Businesses Seek Growth Amid Uncertainty

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West Bank Businesses Seek Growth Amid Uncertainty

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David Beckham spent six years in the U.S. with the LA Galaxy before returning to Europe earlier this year. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Backing Becks: Don't Knock The Soccer Star's Talents

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Backing Becks: Don't Knock The Soccer Star's Talents

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