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'Lunch Lady' Author Helps Students Draw Their Own Heroes

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You Stepped Out of a Dream Nicholas Payton
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Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra [Part 2. The Sacrifice. Part 6] San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)
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Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., has introduced a federal bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks' gestation — six weeks into the second trimester. This is the second straight Congress he's done so, but this time he's broadened his bill to encompass all 50 states, not just D.C. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Abortion Opponents Try to Spin Murder Case Into Legislation

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Health Officials Decry Texas' Snubbing Of Medicaid Billions

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Believe In You Black Dub
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Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio

At Michigan State University's Clarksville Research Station, researchers apply pollen by hand to tart cherry blossoms, in order to breed new varieties. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Inside A Tart Cherry Revival: 'Somebody Needs To Do This!'

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Georges Moustaki with Edith Piaf in New York in 1958. Moustaki wrote the lyrics to "Milord," one of Piaf's biggest hits. Keystone-France/Getty Images hide caption

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Georges Moustaki, Who Wrote Songs For Edith Piaf, Dies

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Le Métèque Georges Moustaki
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Appetite Lonely Drifter Karen
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Students and teachers from Eastlake Elementary and Plaza Towers Elementary schools gathered Thursday to say goodbye for the summer. This was a chance to reconnect after the devastating tornado brought an abrupt end to the school year at Plaza Towers in Moore, Okla. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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After The Storm: Students Gather For One More School Day

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Lionel Alverez stands at a family tomb in Plaquemines Parish, La. Hurricane Isaac's storm surge split the double-decker tomb in half, leaving his aunt's and sister's caskets on the bottom but washing away his mother's, which was on top. Keith O'Brien for NPR hide caption

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In La., Families Still Searching For Storm-Scattered Remains

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At the Mercy of the Mustang Dianogah
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Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra [Part 1. Adoration of the Earth. Part 1] San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)
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Hurricane Sandy churns off the Atlantic coast on Oct. 29. NOAA officials are forecasting seven to 11 hurricanes, compared with about six in a typical season. NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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'Extremely Active' Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

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Descending Into The Mariana Trench: James Cameron's Odyssey

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