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Vegetarians Object To Traces Of Beef Tallow In U.K. Currency

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Barbershop: Kellogg's, Breitbart And Self-Tying Shoes

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Mattis' Appointment Would Require Special Approval From Congress

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U.K. Defense Secretary 'Looking Forward' To Working With Mattis

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Almost A Month Later, North Carolina Governor's Race Remains Undecided

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Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named

Part 4 of our series, "Unlocking Dyslexia."

Megan Lordos, a middle school teacher, says she was not allowed to use the word "dyslexia."

She's not alone. Parents and teachers across the country have raised concerns about some schools hesitating, or completely refusing, to say the word.

As the most common learning disability in the U.S., dyslexia affects somewhere between 5 and 17 percent of the population. That means millions of school children around the country struggle with it.

A Year After San Bernardino And Apple-FBI, Where Are We On Encryption?

The debate over encryption and government access to secured communications dates decades back. But for many Americans, it grabbed their attention in the early months of this year, in the aftermath of the Dec. 2, 2015, mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.

At Least 9 Killed In Oakland Fire During Warehouse Party

At least nine people were killed after a fire broke out at a party in a warehouse space in Oakland, Calif., according to the city's fire chief.

There are at least another 25 people unaccounted for, Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed said Saturday morning, according to The Associated Press.

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I Don't Want To Be The Breadwinner In My Marriage Anymore!

Dear Sugar Radio is a weekly podcast from member station WBUR. Hosts Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed offer "radical empathy" and advice on everything from relationships and parenthood to dealing with drug problems or anxiety.

'Out Of The Wreck I Rise' Supports Addiction Recovery With Literary Hero Companions

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