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These Are The Faces Of People Facing HIV/AIDS

They are children, sex workers, drug users who live in fear of HIV. The portraits and stories are featured in a new book set in Tijuana, Tomorrow Is A Long Time.

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'Unprecedented': What ISIS Looks Like In America

A new report offers a glimpse of life "inside the bubble of American ISIS sympathizers, a diverse and diffuse scene that the FBI estimates include hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals."

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Expanded Medicaid Coverage Means More Women Get Mammograms Kaiser Health News

Low-income women were 25 percent more likely to get screened for breast cancer in states that expanded their Medicaid programs early under the Affordable Care Act.

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American Made: The New Manufacturing Landscape

From Pocket Lining To Jeans, A Niche Means Survival In LA Fashion

The fashion industry in Los Angeles has been bleeding jobs for years. One bright spot has been high-end denim. Whereas $30 jeans are often made in China or Mexico, designer jeans are almost always made here.

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LISTEN: 'We Have An Obligation' To Refugees, Says Homeland Security Chief

Jeh Johnson tells NPR's Morning Edition that the existing U.S. refugee program is "probably the most thorough, multilayered, time-consuming way for anyone to cross our borders."

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10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris

Leaders from around the world are converging on Paris for the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference. Listen to our special coverage to find out what's at stake.

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Why Hasn't Rand Paul Inherited His Father's Success?

Iowa provided a strong base of support for Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential race. But several factors have driven voters to candidates other than his son Rand.

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Cascara is made by brewing dried coffee cherries, which typically would have otherwise ended up as compost. "We have been throwing away this perfectly good coffee fruit for a long time, and there's no real reason for it, because it tastes delicious," says Peter Giuliano, of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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Cascara 'Tea': A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste

Hot or cold, in a soda, hot toddy or beer — people are finding all sorts of ways to imbibe cascara. It's a caffeinated, tea-like drink with a fruity flavor made from dried coffee cherries.

Historian Mary Beard says real gladiator competitions were probably not as brutal as the film Gladiator (starring Russell Crowe) would have us believe. Still, she says, "I loved Gladiator and I thought its depiction of gladiatorial combat, although it was an aggrandizing picture, was cleverly and expertly done." Universal/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Interviews

From Gladiator Duels To Caesar's Last Words: The Myths Of Ancient Rome

Historian Mary Beard says many of our popular notions about the empire are based on culture — like the play Julius Caesar or the film Gladiator — rather than fact. Her new book is called SPQR.