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11:24 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

For Homeless Families, Quick Exit From Shelters Is Only A Temporary Fix

Kyra Brooks, 8, strokes her mother's head. After years in and out of various programs, McClellan finally received a permanent housing voucher for the apartment she and her three children live in now. That means she has to pay up to 30 percent of her income in rent, but there's no time limit, unlike in the rapid rehousing program.
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More than 150,000 U.S. families are homeless each year. The number has been going down, in part because of a program known as rapid rehousing, which quickly moves families out of shelters and into homes.

But new research by the Obama administration finds that for many families, rapid rehousing is only a temporary fix.

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U.S.
8:02 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Bill Cosby Admitted To Acquiring Drugs To Give To A Woman For Sex

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:19 pm

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The Two-Way
6:13 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Quaaludes

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 6:55 pm

Updated at 7:10 p.m. ET

Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he obtained the sedative Quaalude with the intent of giving the drug to women with whom he wanted to have sex, and he acknowledged giving it to at least one woman.

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It's All Politics
5:16 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Giving Some Rope: A Brief History Of Tensions Between Politicians And The Press

Members of the media are kept behind a moving rope line as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton marches in a Fourth of July parade in Gorham, N.H.
Robert F. Bukaty AP

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:55 pm

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Around the Nation
4:53 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From State House Grounds

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Health
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

First Measles Death In 12 Years Renews Vaccination Concerns

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Europe
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

European Commission Official: No Vote Puts Greece In Weaker Position

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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U.S.
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

With Corruption Rampant, Good Cops Go Bad In Texas' Rio Grande Valley

Jonathan Treviño poses in front of a drug bust.
Courtesy of Jonathan Treviño

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

This week, NPR examines public corruption in South Texas. The FBI has launched a task force to clean up entrenched misconduct by public officials in the Rio Grande Valley. In this installment of the series, we hear from a police officer who became a drug dealer.

In the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where people are accustomed to seeing public officials led away in handcuffs, the case of the Panama Unit shocked everyone. The Valley's celebrated anti-narcotics squad went to the dark side.

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Business
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Major U.S. Airlines Push Back Against Expansion Of Gulf Carriers

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Technology
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Remembrances
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, Face Of Burt's Bees, Dies At 80

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Theater
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

The Mornin' Ain't So Beautiful For This Dark 'Oklahoma!' Production

Damon Daunno (Curly) and Amber Gray (Laurey) star in director Daniel Fish's experimental retelling of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Cory Weaver Courtesy of Bard College

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

Oklahoma! was the first musical that the celebrated team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote together. On the surface, it tells the story of a young woman (Laurey) deciding whether to go to a party with a dangerous, lonely farmhand (Jud) or a nice, young cowboy (Curly).

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World
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

U.N. Report Highlights Surprising Global Progress On Poverty Goals

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Author Interviews
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

'Vendetta' Recalls The Ruthless Rivalry Between Bobby Kennedy, Jimmy Hoffa

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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The Two-Way
4:18 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

S.C. Senate Takes A Strong Step Toward Removing Confederate Flag

The Confederate battle flag flies at the South Carolina State House in Columbia late last month. The state's Senate voted Monday to remove the flag; after one more vote on the bill, it will head to the House.
Jim Watson AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 4:58 pm

By a 37-3 tally, the South Carolina Senate has given more support to moving a Confederate battle flag from its spot flying on the State House grounds to the Confederate Relic Room. The Senate will need to approve the bill one more time before it can go on to the House.

Monday afternoon's vote was on the the bill's second reading; the Senate will hold another vote Tuesday on its third reading, around 10 a.m. ET. That means the House won't begin to consider the bill until at least Wednesday.

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