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Nereida locks up after finishing a Wednesday shift at the Los Angeles optometry shop where she works full time. Despite her job, Nereida and her two kids are unable to find a home in LA and are living with friends. David Wagner/KPCC hide caption

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Working While Homeless: A Tough Job For Thousands Of Californians

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Del. Ariana Kelly stands outside the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis, Md. She introduced a new state law to require that consent be taught in sex ed classes. Brian Witte/AP hide caption

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Should We Teach About Consent In K-12? Brett Kavanaugh's Home State Says Yes

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Fire ecologist Malcolm North looks down at the still-burning Lions Fire from a ridge in the Sierra Nevadas. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Fire Ecologists Say More Fires Should Be Left To Burn. So Why Aren't They?

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Army Maj. D.J. Skelton in his garage at home in Monterey, Calif. In November 2004, insurgents ambushed Skelton's platoon during the second battle of Fallujah in Iraq. Two rocket propelled grenades hit the concrete next to him. What really should have killed him was a fragment that entered his right cheek, destroyed the roof of his mouth and exited his left eye. Jason LeCras for NPR hide caption

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Army Maj. D.J. Skelton Wants You To Look Him In The Eye

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This adult Anopheles gambiae mosquito — the kind that spreads malaria — was genetically modified as part of the study. Andrew Hammond hide caption

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Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Crash Species That Spreads Malaria

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Good Charlotte Speaks To 'Generation Rx'

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Resource Central employees Max Hartmann (left) and Neka Sunlin haul the MacFarland family's vintage toilet out of their Longmont, Colorado home. Luke Runyon/Freelance hide caption

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As West Grows, Water Use Declines Thanks To Better Toilets

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (from left), Attorney General Jeff Sessions and onetime acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe have all been political targets of President Trump's. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his home Wednesday in Chevy Chase, Md. Kavanaugh is scheduled to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday following an allegation of sexual misconduct from when was in high school. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations

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In this file photo taken on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, Maria Butina walks with Alexander Torshin, then a member of the Russian upper house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

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Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Has Long History Of Urging Protest

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Kenny Babb walks down a staircase on his flooded property as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Coastal residents may have to accept floods as part of life. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Experts Warn Some Coastal Residents Should Consider Rebuilding Inland

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Anita Hill, then a professor at the University of Oklahoma law school, testifies in 1991 that she was sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Allegations Recall 1991's Supreme Court Scandal, With Key Differences

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Vox photo editor Kainaz Amaria thinks it's time the photojournalism world reckons with what she sees as an industrywide culture of sexual harassment with roots in a glaring gender imbalance. Nick Oza/Courtesy of Kainaz Amaria hide caption

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Photojournalists Are Demanding A #MeToo Reckoning

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The longtime Chicago towing company lost its license this week. Susie An/WBEZ hide caption

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Lincoln Towing, Bane Of Many Chicago Drivers, Loses License

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