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The NPR Student Podcast Challenge Is Back!

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Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on March 7. On Thursday, she faced questions from senators about problems with a student loan program for public service workers. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senators Press CFPB To Dig Into Problems With Public Service Student Loan Program

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Kathleen Kraninger is director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency that was thwarted by the U.S. Department of Education from examining problems with a troubled student loan forgiveness program. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Exclusive: Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

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John Deffenbaugh, an engineer in Penn State's Office of the Physical Plant, checks the air-handling system in one of the university's buildings. It's one key to reducing energy use and greenhouse emissions. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions In Half — And Saving Money

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Federal Judge Upholds Harvard's Race-Conscious Admissions Process

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UCLA players celebrate during a game against the Arizona Wildcats at the Rose Bowl last year in Pasadena, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill paving the way for college athletes in the state to hire agents and sign endorsement deals. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images hide caption

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Devin Sloane (right) arrives at federal court in Boston on Tuesday for sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Sloane admitted to paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake water polo player. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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'Called To Be A Funeral Director': Most Mortuary School Grads Are First In The Family

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Olympia Della Flora: Can Small Classroom Tweaks Help Kids Better Cope With Emotions?

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Thomas Curran: How Can We Teach Kids To Accept Imperfection?

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