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While Leonard Nimoy became famous as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, he was conflicted about the role. He later came to embrace it. He's shown here with actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk. Getty Images hide caption

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Remembrances

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

The Star Trek actor, writer, poet and photographer has died of lung disease at 83. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a look back at the long career of the man who was (and was not) Spock.

Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), a woodpecker found only in Cuba. Pete Oxford/Minden Pictures/Corbis hide caption

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Science

U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

Birders especially know that Cuba harbors hundreds of rarely seen, little-studied species. As the island nation opens to more U.S. visitors, scientists hope "green Cuba" can survive increased tourism.

Eastern Boys begins as a home invasion story but evolves to something more complex, says NPR film critic Bob Mondello. Courtesy of First Run Features hide caption

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Movie Reviews

Tense 'Eastern Boys': Cruising, and Bruising

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews Eastern Boys, a French film that is half love story, half home invasion drama.

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When Annie Clark was assaulted in 2007 she said the response from her university was victim blaming: "I talked to one campus employee and she gave me this extended metaphor about how rape was like a football game and I was the quarterback in charge and what would I have done differently in that situation," she says. Courtesy of Radius hide caption

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