Mexican artist Pedro Reyes received 6,700 weapons from the Mexican government, from which he sculpted instruments. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Artist Transforms Guns To Make Music — Literally

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Cuban immigrants are handed forms to fill out by an immigration and naturalization official in Miami on Dec. 3, 1984, so they can become permanent residents of the United States. AP hide caption

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Poll Findings: On Cuban-Americans And The Elusive 'American Dream'

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Marilyn Budzynski takes care of her 20-year-old son, Michael, in Eustis, Fla., in September. Michael suffers from Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy. Tom Benitez/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Florida Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Child Seizures

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Two killer whales fly out of the water during a show at SeaWorld Orlando's Shamu Stadium in 2010. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Months After 'Blackfish' Release, Controversy Over SeaWorld Grows

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U.S. Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, R-Fla., at a Capitol news conference on July 9. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Defying GOP Leaders, Rep. Trey Radel Won't Resign After Rehab

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Ripening fruit in a grove in Plant City, Fla., this month. Florida citrus growers are worried about citrus greening, which causes bacteria to grow on the leaf and fruit, eventually killing the tree. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Time Is Running Out To Save Florida's Oranges

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Atlas, a humanoid robot, is competing against 16 other robots in a Pentagon-sponsored contest this weekend. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Robot 'Olympics' Test Machines On Human Skills

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Hermine Ricketts says she gardens for the food and for the peace it brings her. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In Florida, A Turf War Blooms Over Front-Yard Vegetable Gardening

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Oranges ripen in a Plant City, Fla., grove on Wednesday. Growers in Florida, Texas and California are worried about citrus greening, a disease that makes the fruit bitter and unmarketable. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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USDA Steps Up The Fight To Save Florida's Oranges

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Miami Gardens Under Fire For Zero-Tolerance Crime Policy

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Time Is A Factor As Groups Try To Rescue Stranded Whales

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The boats of For Those in Peril on the Sea, by artist Hew Locke, hang in the entrance hall of the Perez Art Museum Miami, which opens this week. Daniel Azoulay/Perez Art Museum Miami hide caption

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For Miami, A New Art Project, Complete With Drama

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Willie Johns holds a photo of Polly Parker, his great-grandmother. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Florida Tribe Re-Creates Daring Escape From The Trail Of Tears

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In the middle of downtown Miami, archaeologists excavate a site holding evidence of a more than 1,000-year-old Tequesta Indian village. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Once An Ancient Village, Soon An Entertainment Complex?

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