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Believing in Miracles William Ackerman

Florida Sen.-elect Republican Marco Rubio holds a press conference at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla. Jeffrey Boan/FR34776 AP hide caption

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Sen. Rubio: 'Tea Party Poster Boy' Or GOP Insider?

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Blues for Ollie Bobby Watson
One Minute Too Late! Bobby Watson

A fruit fly larva's body is covered with a network of photosensing neurons that help it detect and avoid light. The cells glow under a light with the help of a green fluorescent protein. Dr. Chun Han/University of California, San Francisco hide caption

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Eyeless Larvae 'See' With Full Body Nerve Cells

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The Equator Tortoise
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Iraq vet Chris Rader takes an advanced vision test designed to spot hemianopsias and other vision problems. Rader’s hemianopsia prevents him from seeing any of the lights on the left side of the panel. Amy Standen/KQED hide caption

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Some Veterans Return With 'Hidden' Vision Problems

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Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
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Yearnin' Turtle Island String Quartet & Ying Quartet
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Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo
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Jade Wise-Magraw

Dressed in customary black and red funeral clothing, villagers from the Otuam fishing community carry the casket of their late ruler Nana Amuah-Afenyi V, who died two years ago. He is succeeded by his niece, King Peggy, a secretary at the Ghanaian embassy in Washington, who says she had to save up to give her uncle a fitting send-off. Eric Don-Arthur for NPR hide caption

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In Ghanaian Village, American Woman Reigns As King

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Skeletons in Your Closet Rick Fowler
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Variation Six Jacques Loussier
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Called "Crazy Lace", this agate rock found in Mexico is a type of quartz infused with iron and aluminum. Danita Delimont/Getty hide caption

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Listen To A 13-Billion-Year-Long Story

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Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds The London Symphony Orchestra & Royal Choral Society
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