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Workplace civil rights law prohibits discrimination against workers 40 and older. Yet worker advocates say recruiters sometimes exclude older workers by narrowing how and where they look for candidates. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

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The White House is proposing changes to the Military Lending Act that critics say would leave service members vulnerable when they buy cars. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Takes Aim At Financial Protections For Military

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New homes are being built in the suburbs outside Boise, Idaho. The demand for new homes in Boise is nearly 10 times the number that are actually being built. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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We Asked: How Is The Homeownership Crisis Affecting You?

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One of the many abandoned homes outside Ogallala, Neb. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Rural America Faces A Crisis In 'Adequate Housing'

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Southerland says she dreams about buying a home in Bolton Hill, where it's quiet and culturally diverse. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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In Baltimore, The Gap Between White And Black Homeownership Persists

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The results of genetic testing — whether done for health reasons or ancestry searches — can be used by insurance underwriters in evaluating an application for life insurance, or a disability or long-term-care policy. Science Photo Library RF/Getty Images hide caption

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New construction rises over an empty field in Meridian, a suburb of Boise, Idaho. Today, home values have rebounded, but people who want to buy a new home are often priced out of the market. Kyle Green for NPR hide caption

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The New Housing Crisis: Shut Out Of The Market

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Players from a Single-A minor league team in the West cast shadows across the dugout. The players here chase dreams of making it to the major leagues, but they are paid far less than their major league counterparts. Christopher Morris /Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Fight Against Low, Low Pay In Minor League Baseball Continues Despite New Obstacles

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