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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish ILPR

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."

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From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations

The silent generation is still paying off mortgages, and baby boomers aren't done with student loans. A new study by Pew Charitable Trusts also shows fewer millennials are taking on mortgages.

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.

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Large Professor, Part 1: 'We're Living In The World of Hip-Hop'

One of the foremost architects of New York rap has been decorating this planet since the late '80s.

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Residents stand at the entrance of Aung Mingalar, a Rohingya quarter of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in western Myanmar. All but 4,000 of the neighborhood's 15,000 mostly Rohingya residents either fled or were forced to move to internment camps after violence between Buddhists and Muslims in 2012 killed about 200 people. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Barricaded In, Myanmar's Rohingya Struggle To Survive In Ghettos And Camps

Habibullah considers himself lucky: His movements are restricted but he and his family live in their longtime house in a police-guarded ghetto. Many of his neighbors were forced into internment camps.

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To Shed Pounds, Going Vegetarian Or Vegan May Help

A meta-analysis found that people on vegetarian diets lost around 4.4 pounds more than the control group who had no change in diet. Those who tried a vegan diet dropped 5.5 pounds more.

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On Wyatt Cenac, 'Key & Peele,' And Being The Only One In The Room

Wyatt Cenac's much-publicized confrontation with Jon Stewart says a lot about the pitfalls of being The Only One In The Room. But turns out there's some interesting social science behind it, too.

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One Point Of View On How Lions Can Earn Money For Africa

Cecil the lion died in an apparently illegal hunt in Zimbabwe. But legal trophy hunting can bring in big bucks for Africa nations. The chairman of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force thinks tourism is a far more profitable venture.

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California's Drought Spurs Unexpected Effect: Eco-Friendly Development KVPR

In the state's agricultural Central Valley, planning is under way to transform peach and plum fields into Kings River Village, a solar-powered community that will send wastewater back into an aquifer.

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