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Dan Huff rests after a long day's work. He spent much of his life incarcerated in the California prison system. Now, he lives in drug- and alcohol-free transitional housing in Portland, Ore. Beth Nakamura for NPR hide caption

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Men In America

'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'

Many of the 2 million men serving time in the U.S. have formed their sense of manhood while incarcerated. And becoming a different kind of man isn't easy — either behind bars, or beyond them.

A memorial at the site where Michael Brown was shot, on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo. Myles Bess/Youth Radio hide caption

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Opinion

On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting

Youth Radio's Myles Bess lived through the aftermath of the 2009 police shooting of an unarmed young black man, Oscar Grant, in Oakland, Calif. — and sees parallels in Ferguson, Mo., today.

An Israeli soldier launches a drone that's attached to a military vehicle in southern Israel, not far from the border with the Gaza Strip, on July 29. Israel was a pioneer with drones and has developed a number of military technologies that it later sells abroad. Jim Hollander/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Parallels

With Homegrown Technology, Israel Becomes Leading Arms Exporter

Israel's recurring wars with its Arab neighbors have resulted in a weapons industry that keeps coming up with new technologies, which can then be sold abroad.

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