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Autism, Like Race, Complicates Almost Everything

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:03am

Parenting any child requires getting comfortable with a degree of anxiety. But parenting an autistic child who is black carries a distinct set of challenges, says one mother.

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Cursed With Mom Guilt? Charlie Brown Might Cure What Ails You

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:03am

Whenever writer Yiyun Li feels guilty about her parenting choices, she turns to Peanuts for refuge, holding on to the comforting comic strip as tightly as Linus clutches his security blanket.

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Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies At Age 69

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:53am

Songwriter Jesse Winchester dies at age 69

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Obama Reiterates Call For Equal Pay For Women

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:13am

Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

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Armed Men Seize Eastern Ukraine Police Station

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:13am

Armed men seize eastern Ukraine police station

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UN Climate Report Balances Science And Politics

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 5:03am

UN climate report balances science and politics

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Waiting For Water: Myanmar Villages Left Behind

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:53am

Waiting for water: Myanmar villages left behind

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Outkast Reunite, Headline Coachella Festival

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:43am

Outkast reunite, headline Coachella festival

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Iran Says Has No Plans To Substitute UN Envoy Pick

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:13am

Iran says has no plans to substitute UN envoy pick

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A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:07am

An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled high with ambition, self-reflection and fear. Conductor Marin Alsop shares her approach to Mahler's multilayered music.

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Dog Races The Rails To Manhattan — And Wins New Yorker's Hearts

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:07am

Rush hour took on new meaning this week when a dog jumped in front of a commuter train and began to run.

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Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:06am

Methane from livestock accounts for a huge portion of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, according to a UN report. But reducing global meat consumption isn't necessarily the answer to the problem.

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Check It Out! A Photographic Tour Of America's Public Libraries

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:05am

From one-room historic buildings to modern architectural marvels, Robert Dawson has been photographing libraries for almost 20 years. His new book is called The Public Library.

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NC Inmate Charged In Kidnapping Of DA's Father

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:43am

NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA's father

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Finance Officials Confident Of Global Growth

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:13am

Finance officials confident of global growth

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A Look At The NBA Playoff Picture

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:53am

A look at the NBA playoff picture

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US Faces Reluctant Partners In Sanctioning Russia

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:53am

US faces reluctant partners in sanctioning Russia

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Watson Passing On 'Bubba Golf' At This Masters

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:43am

Watson passing on 'Bubba golf' at this Masters

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Voters Disappointed But Forgiving Of Congressman

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:43am

Voters disappointed but forgiving of congressman

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Engaged Pair, Teen Athlete Among Dead In Bus Crash

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:33am

Engaged pair, teen athlete among dead in bus crash

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