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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks about the deadline to fund the government Thursday on Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

House Nears Vote To Fund Government, Defund Obamacare

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House Nears Vote To Fund Government, Defund Obamacare

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Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility near DeKalb, Miss., seen under construction last year. Carbon dioxide will be captured from this plant and used to stimulate production of oil from existing wells. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Environment

EPA Wants To Limit Greenhouse Gases From New Coal Power Plants

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EPA Wants To Limit Greenhouse Gases From New Coal Power Plants

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Lots of fantasy managers are taking out insurance on Adrian Peterson this year. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Planet Money

Cashing In On The Fantasy-Sports Economy

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Cashing In On The Fantasy-Sports Economy

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A close view of the packaging of Grand Theft Auto V at the midnight opening at the HMV music store in London on Tuesday. It made history with a record $800 million in sales on its first day. This version continues to generate controversy over its glorification of violence, drugs and its demeaning portraits of women. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Female Fans Love New Grand Theft Auto Despite Demeaning Content

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Female Fans Love New Grand Theft Auto Despite Demeaning Content

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Women in Barcelona check their numbers for Spain's Christmas lottery, named "El Gordo" (Fat One), in 2012. Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Good Samaritan Could Get Unclaimed Lotto Jackpot In Spain

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Good Samaritan Could Get Unclaimed Lotto Jackpot In Spain

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Football fans ate fattier meals the day after their teams lost a game, a study found. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Diet Of Defeat: Why Football Fans Mourn With High-Fat Food

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Dan Miller grew up in a family of nine children in Wisconsin. They were poor, and his father supported them by working at a local paper factory. StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

Forging A Different Parenting Path

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Forging A Different Parenting Path

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Lawmakers in California have called for an internal audit after an investigation revealed that women were receiving sterilization procedures improperly at several state prisons, including the Valley State Prison for Women, pictured here in 2000. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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National

Calif. Seeks Answers On Questionable Prison Sterilizations

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Calif. Seeks Answers On Questionable Prison Sterilizations

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Sky City, a replica of Paris, is a 40-minute drive from Hangzhou in East China's Zhejiang province. The rich people that developers hoped would move here never materialized. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Visit Paris And Venice In The Same Afternoon (In China)

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Visit Paris And Venice In The Same Afternoon (In China)

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