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The new Amazon Echo Dot For Kids is that little green thing on the bedside table. Amazon hide caption

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Kids, Meet Alexa, Your AI Mary Poppins

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(Left) Sean Hahn is a realtor in Phoenix. (Right) Adriana Rodriguez is a former homeowner. Caitlin O'Hara for NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Housing Crisis: A Realtor, A Renter, Starting Over, Staying Put

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Supporters of Donald Trump celebrate on election night 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Despite the Republicans' current political advantage, many conservatives still feel like they are losing their grip on the country. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite So Much Winning, The Right Feels Like It's Losing

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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., on Wednesday. Jacqueline Larma/AP hide caption

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Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

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Garret Morgan (center) is training as an ironworker near Seattle and already has a job that pays him $50,000 a year. Sy Bean/The Hechinger Report hide caption

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High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

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More than 20 military employees have shared concerns about Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who was on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, with members and staff of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, said the panel's top Democrat, Jon Tester. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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VA Nominee Accused Of Drinking On Duty, Improper Prescriptions, Sen. Tester Says

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) shakes hands with President Trump, next to first lady Melania Trump, during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump is hosting Macron in Washington this week for the first official state visit of his presidency. Christophe Archambault /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Close Personal Relationship' Under Pressure As Trump Hosts France's Macron

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After two men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, people are talking about how African-Americans are treated in public spaces. SAUL LOEB/Getty Images hide caption

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Outrage Over Arrests At Philly Starbucks Fuels Twitter Conversations

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Two roommates in the 1950s study in their Duke University dormitory. The school has decided to bring back largely random roommate pairings. Duke University Archives hide caption

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Why Duke University Won't Honor Freshman Roommate Requests This Fall

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Demonstrators gathered on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver on May 1, 1999, days after the Columbine High School shooting to protest the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Denver. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In 1999, Columbine Felt Like A Galvanizing Moment For Gun Control

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Ogechi Ukachu, one of the registered nurses recently hired to help staff D.C.'s "Right Care Right Now" program, takes a training call at the city's 911 call center. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Can Triage Nurses Help Prevent 911 Overload?

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The Thomas Fire advanced toward Santa Barbara County on Dec. 10, 2017, in Carpinteria, Calif. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity

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A team of contractors works on the renovation of a home in Phoenix. A decade after the U.S. housing crisis, some old habits are back, including house flipping. Caitlin O'Hara for NPR hide caption

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A Decade After The Bubble Burst, House Flipping Is On The Rise

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U.S. President Donald Trump reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony, escorted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Nov. 6, 2017. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Japan's Premier Visits Trump Amid Troubles Both Foreign And Domestic

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Pro-Trump Internet personalities Diamond and Silk speak during a 2016 Trump campaign in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Johnny Louis/WireImage hide caption

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Facebook Admits 'Enforcement Error' In How It Handled Content From Pro-Trump Duo

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