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Matzo ball soup is a classic recipe straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as reflected in this jalapeño-inflected family recipe from chef Pati Jinich. Copyright Ellen Silverman hide caption

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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

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In A First For Obama, Senate Overturns Presidential Veto On Sept. 11 Bill

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Actress Keira Knightley appears in a 2007 photo spread Coddington directed for American Vogue. Arthur Elgort/Courtesy of Conde Nast Publications hide caption

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Grace Coddington's 'Vogue' Photo Spreads Take You 'Into A Dream'

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"I wanted it to be so long that the audience is falling apart," Taylor Mac says. "I'm falling apart. We're all falling apart." Ves Pitts/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Musical History Of The U.S., With An Extra Dose Of Glitter

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'Atlas Obscura' Tour Of Manhattan Finds Hidden Wonders In A Well-Trodden Place

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How An Architect Used Striking Design To Capture New Smithsonian's Meaning

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The Betancourts bought their home in 1986. They were on the verge of paying off their mortgage in 2005 when a series of health emergencies shattered their hopes of owning their home outright. Mallory Yu/NPR hide caption

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For The Black Middle Class, Housing Crisis And History Collude To Dash Dreams

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Hilton Pray, 82, holds one of thousands of his photographs that were damaged after an estimated 4-feet of water filled his home in Denham Springs, La. Collin Richie/Humans of the Water hide caption

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After Louisiana Floods, A Photographer Finds Resilience

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Church In Southern Louisiana Provides Shelter After Massive Floods

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Jesse Murillo (top right) and Megan Newman (bottom) opened the Out West RV park, nestled between Midland and Odessa, as a long-term investment. Since opening the park, the couple have been living in an RV as they build their own home. Ilana Panich-Linsman for NPR hide caption

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Texas Town's Fortunes Rise And Fall With Pump Jacks And Oil Prices

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Rich Harlan prepares Coney hot dogs at his restaurant, Red Hots Coney Island, in Detroit. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Coney: The Hot Dog That Fueled Detroit's Middle-Class Dreams

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Middle Class Earners Struggle To Pay Rent In New York City

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A makeshift memorial for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting near Orlando Regional Medical Center on June 14 in Florida. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Didn't Want You To Feel Alone': NPR's Ari Shapiro Recalls Time In Orlando

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