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Examining Gang Enhanced Sentences In California's Legal System

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There are legal questions about how far employers can go to encourage participation in wellness programs. Bjorn Rune Lie/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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When Are Employee Wellness Incentives No Longer Voluntary?

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie participated in a roundtable discussion at the Farnum Center in Manchester, N.H. earlier this month. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Drug Overdose, On The Rise, Cropping Up As Campaign Issue

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A member of Iraq's government forces battling Islamic State fighters in Anbar province earlier this month. Haidar Hamdani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Next President, The Fight Against Extremism Will Hit Closer To Home

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Seattle Space Needle elevator operator Michael Hall says despite the success of the attraction, his pay hasn't budged in four years. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Despite An Economy On The Rise, American Paychecks Remain Stuck

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Students walk through a gate on the Harvard University campus. In a recent complaint, dozens of groups have alleged that the school's admissions process holds Asian-American applicants to an unfairly high standard. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Behind The Curtain Of College Admissions, Fairness May Not Be Priority No. 1

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Camden County Police Officer Virginia Matias and Officer Jose Vale often walk together when on foot patrol in Camden. Matias patrols sections of the city on foot so she can strike up conversations with business owners and residents. She says this makes her more familiar with what's going on than she would be if she stayed in her patrol car all day. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving Community Relations

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Alan Doan likes the fact that Missouri Star Quilt Co. is following in the footsteps of fellow Hamilton native J.C. Penney, but Doan's never been into an actual J.C. Penney store. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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One Family Revitalizes A Small Town With, Yes, Quilts

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Nina Rossi, left, befriended Lance Rice, a recovering addict, after he robbed her house in 2013. Since last year, when this photo was taken, Rice had a relapse and a rift developed between the two. Karen Brown/WFCR hide caption

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Addiction Takes A Toll On An Unlikely Friendship

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Ben Stonehill and his sons Lennox Lee Stonehill and Bob Stonehill, taken in New York, circa 1948. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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1,000 Songs From Holocaust Survivors Archived

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Group Makes Character Key Part Of Reducing Baltimore Unemployment

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Professors are now particularly attuned to the issue of "impostor syndrome" — a feeling students can have that they must have gotten into MIT by mistake. Robin Lubbock/WBUR hide caption

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After Suicides, MIT Works To Relieve Student Pressure

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Nikki Jones' preschool class at Porter Early Childhood Development Center in Tulsa, Okla. The state offers free preschool for all kids. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Preschool By State: Who's Spending And What's It Buying?

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