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Grant County Veterans Service Officer Bob Kelley (right) works with World War II Army veteran Frederick Kern at the Grant County Government Building in Marion, Ind., on Monday. Aaron P. Bernstein for NPR hide caption

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Indiana's Veterans Service Officers Help Vets Get More Benefits

Veterans service officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. For instance, not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.

Grant County Veterans Service Officer Bob Kelley (right) works with World War II Army veteran Frederick Kern at the Grant County Government Building in Marion, Ind., on Monday. Aaron P. Bernstein for NPR hide caption

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Without Help, Navigating Benefits Can Be Overwhelming For Veterans

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Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Volkswagen workers block the Anchieta highway in Sao Bernardo do Campo. Thousands of metalworkers marched to protest layoffs by carmakers expecting little or no rebound from a sharp 2014 downturn. Adonis Guerra/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Brazil, A Once-High-Flying Economy Takes A Tumble

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NFL commentator and former strong safety John Lynch appears in new public service announcements from the "No More" project. Timothy White/nomore.org hide caption

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Ads Say 'No More' To Domestic Violence, But Will Audience Listen?

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"They expect a certain amount of leniency or mercy from me, because I'm a woman, and if you've ever met my mother you should know that's not even in the cards," Lynch said in 2012. "She's much tougher than I am." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Tough Attorney General Pick Loretta Lynch Vies For Senate Confirmation

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At this Yennayer celebration in Portland, Ore., several groups take to the stage, playing traditional songs, as well as the songs of more recent artists like Idir and Moh Alileche. Mustapha Akebdan hide caption

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Far From North Africa, Berbers In The U.S. Ring In A New Year

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