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Caregiving Takes Hefty Financial Toll, But Help Is Available
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with special needs lawyer Theresa Varnet and social entrepreneur Al Etmanski about the types of assistance available for families caring for a special needs child.
Faith Strengthens Aging Parents As They Care For Their Son
Judy and James Lee's lives revolve around providing 24-hour care to their 16-year-old son. As they get older, they worry about who will eventually take care of him.
Pigeons Fly In Fear As Rufus The Hawk Guards Wimbledon's Grass
At the tennis tournament this year, as in years past, a Harris hawk named Rufus has been soaring above the stadium. His job is to keep pigeons from trespassing onto the iconic grass on Centre Court.
Court System Not Equipped For Deluge Of Underage Immigrants
This week Congress held a hearing to discuss the influx of unaccompanied children at the border. Ramon Garcia, a county judge in the Rio Grande Valley, talks to NPR's Kelly McEvers about the problem.
Down Two Key Players, Brazilians Worry About World Cup Prospects
Despite Brazil's win against Colombia in the quarterfinals, fans aren't entirely sure they can win the tournament. One key player is out for an injury; another for racking up too many penalties.
From Thermostats To Prison Security, More Things Going Online
Carlos Watson, co-founder of the online magazine Ozy.com, talks with NPR's Kelly McEvers about how companies are using connected, smart devices to plug into the "Internet of Things."
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