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As Immigration Crisis Grows, A Protest Movement Gains Steam

Several hundred protests will begin Friday in cities across the country, as activists rail against the Obama administration's efforts to temporarily house migrant children detained at the border.

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To Make A Spacecraft That Folds And Unfolds, Try Origami

The traditional Japanese art of folding paper is now adding grace and ease to the deployment of fragile solar panels, seismometers and other vital instruments in outer space.

"I don't think I'm gonna die tomorrow or even two weeks from now, or even ever," Stritch told NPR'S Scott Simon in 2014. "I just don't know ... who the hell knows what's gonna happen to them? Nobody! Isn't that comforting? Nobody has a clue. I like that we don't know. And I like that it's somebody else's decision, not mine." AP/Sundance Selects hide caption

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Actress Elaine Stritch, 'Her Own Greatest Character,' Dies At 89

In a career that stretched back to the '40s, Stritch did it all: theater, TV, movies. Candid about just about everything, she said she didn't mind the word aging — after all "it applies to everyone."

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"I don't think I'm gonna die tomorrow or even two weeks from now, or even ever," Stritch told NPR'S Scott Simon in 2014. "I just don't know ... who the hell knows what's gonna happen to them? Nobody! Isn't that comforting? Nobody has a clue. I like that we don't know. And I like that it's somebody else's decision, not mine." AP/Sundance Selects hide caption

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