E.L. Doctorow, center, stands with other National Book Critics Circle award winners in March 2006 at a reception following the awards ceremony in New York. Doctorow's "The March" won the prize for fiction that year. Tina Fineberg/AP hide caption

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Jan Scruggs gazes up at the names of fellow military service members inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a peaceful protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire on Monday in Baltimore. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questions Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill last month. In an interview with NPR, Rubio reiterated his opposition to President Obama's dealings with Iran and Cuba. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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NPR's Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House on Monday. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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A Palestinian family leaves the visitors center at Rawabi. Tanya Habjouqa for NPR hide caption

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Israel's light rail runs through Jewish areas in East Jerusalem, then into Palestinian neighborhoods and on to old Israeli communities in West Jerusalem. On occasion, it has been a target for violence. Tanya Habjouqa for NPR hide caption

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