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April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Mar 4, 2014 — Rachel Canning, 18, says her parents kicked her out of their house; she wants them to give her financial support. A New Jersey judge denied her requests in an initial hearing Tuesday.
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Aug 20, 2013 — The majority of students at every income level except those whose families make more than $100,000 received some type of federal aid, says the National Center for Education Statistics.
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Jul 16, 2012 — After 110 years of free education, a college considers charging some students. Does it risk a backlash like one the Red Cross experienced during World War II?
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May 29, 2012 — Making the cost of tuition depend on which major you choose is a terrible idea, especially if those higher costs hit students longing for a life in science and technology.
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Dec 14, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie, and financial fraud scams against baby boomers. In the second hour, the high cost of higher education, and the giving through microphilanthropy.
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Aug 1, 2011 — For the second year in a row, two universities in towns named Athens are at the top of the Party Schools ratings put out by the Princeton Review. But this year, Ohio University topped the University of Georgia for the No. 1 spot.
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Aug 31, 2009 — Have you decided to "skip" college because it's too expensive? Are you afraid of getting into debt with student loans in a tough economy? If so, drop us a line and tell us your story.
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