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Mohammed Eh'tai fled Syria a couple of years ago at the height of the migrant crisis. He has been reunited with wife Rawah, holding a doll that is one of the only items from their old life in Syria, and their daughter Rimas. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption

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As Voters Head To The Polls, Germans Continue To Grapple With Identity

German voters will most likely re-elect the same woman who has led Germany for the past 12 years. The question of German identity, however, could remain at the center of political debate.

New York City Ballet Director of Costumes Marc Happel and Draper Kellie Sheehan conduct a costume fitting with soloist Indiana Woodward for Justin Peck's Pulcinella Variations, with costumes designed by Tsumori Chisato. Erin Baiano/Courtesy of New York City Ballet hide caption

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Above The Ballet, Where The Tutus Are Made

Every year, the New York City Ballet asks top fashion designers to outfit its dancers for its Fall Gala. Good thing the capacity of its 18-person costume department is "the highest you can get."

Above The Ballet, Where The Tutus Are Made

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Trump's Approval Is Stabilizing. That Might Mean He Should Work More With Democrats

Amid hurricanes and working with Democrats to keep the government open and raise the nation's debt limit, Trump's approval rating has stopped its decline and has even rebounded slightly.

Entrepreneur Stinson Dean (left) and his wife Stephanie play with their three children in their yard in Independence, Mo. He says the Affordable Care Act made it possible for him to start his own business. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Uncertainty Over Health Care Law's Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

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Obamacare made it easier for people to leave jobs to start their own ventures and entice others to join, knowing they could buy insurance independently. Some entrepreneurs worry that could change.

Uncertainty Over Health Care Law's Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

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An annual space law moot court competition imagines a future legal case set in space, where issues of liability and sovereignty can get extra complicated. Stocktrek Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic cases that take place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.

An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

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