Professor Douglas Causey logs information as he tags and takes basic measurements of the birds he harvested in the Aleutian Islands on June 4. He is looking at the birds' blood and their diet, hoping to find out the ways the ocean is changing as it warms. Bob Hallinen/ADN hide caption

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Animals

In The Stomach Of A Seabird, A Glimpse Of An Ocean Heating Up

As the Pacific Ocean warms, the diet of Alaska's seabirds has been changing along with it. Now, on the eve of President Obama's visit to the state, researchers aren't the only ones paying attention.

Fifteen years ago, People's Church in Cincinnati was the First Christian Assembly of God and was 98 percent white. After the riots in 2001, Pastor Chris Beard drafted a new mission statement and said the church would focus on racial reconciliation. Renae Denbow/Peoples Church hide caption

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Race

A White Church Sets Out To Break Down Racial Barriers

Fifteen years ago, Peoples Church in Cincinnati was called First Christian Assembly of God. After race riots shook the city in 2001, Pastor Chris Beard refocused the church on racial reconciliation.

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This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Saturday shows Shannon J. Miles. Prosecutors in Texas are charging the 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of Darren Goforth, a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. AP hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Motive Still Sought In Fatal Shooting Of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Authorities have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles in the "execution-style" murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, but investigators have yet to make public any motive for the killing.

Sakine Arat, right, and Mayrem Bulut are Kurdish mothers camping out between Turkish amry forces and the Kurdish PKK militants, in hopes of preventing clashes. "Mothers on both sides should be doing this," says Arat, 80. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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Parallels - World News

Kurdish Activists Camp Out Between Turkey's Army And Kurdish Fighters

As an old conflict heats up again in southeastern Turkey, the activists have staked out ground on a sunburned hillside and say they're willing to risk their own lives in order to stop the fighting.

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History

A Young Woman Goes 'Underground In Berlin' To Escape The Holocaust

Hermann Simon's mother lived as a Jew in Berlin during World War II. Through cunning and disguise Marie Jalowicz Simon managed to evade the Nazis right under their noses.

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NPR Ombudsman

Gunshots And Screen Grabs: Reactions To NPR's Coverage Of The Virginia Shooting

Pictures, audio, visuals, descriptions – We consider the editorial choices in reporting on a newsroom tragedy.

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Movie Interviews

German Filmmaker Wim Wenders Sums Up His Work In One Word

That word is "searchers." Wenders says, "If you look at the history of filmmaking, most great filmmakers actually were working on one story for all their lives."

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Of Recovery And Reflection

3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.

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Shown a realistic human target — not just a silhouette like this one — shooters were more likely to pull the trigger if the target was black, according to an analysis of 42 studies. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Research News

Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds

A new meta-analysis of trigger bias, drawing on 42 studies, found that when asked to evaluate a threat, people tend to shoot at black targets more often than white targets — and to do so more quickly

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It's All Politics

Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.

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