Nine-year-old Q Daily, center, was born a girl, and just finished his first full school year as a boy.
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For Brooklyn elementary student Q Daily, the first full school year as a "he" made all the difference.
Initially, the CIA was suspicious of Soviet aviation expert Adolf Tolkachev. But he earned their trust — and provided blueprints, documents and plans that were crucial to the U.S.
Stacy Barthe's debut solo album is called BEcoming.
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At 25, Barthe was already writing songs for pop stars, but life outside the studio felt like a battlefield. She speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about the hard road to her full-length debut.
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Ellen Pao, seen here in March, is the interim CEO of Reddit. The popular site has more than 160 million monthly visitors.
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