Election officials count ballots under the scrutiny of monitors in Iraq in 2005. Les Campbell from the National Democratic Institute worked as an election monitor during Iraq's 2005 elections, a job that came with a flak jacket and security detail. Sasa Kralj/AP hide caption

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The Risk And Reward Of Monitoring Elections In The Middle East

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To Guess A Poker Hand, Look At How It's Held

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Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the Census Bureau projects whites will be the minority in the U.S. "Don't worry, white people," he says. "You were a minority when you came to this country. Things seemed to have worked out for you." Kyle Johnson hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Seth Meyers And Hari Kondabolu

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By ensuring vaccines are invented and distributed, Bill Gates says, his foundation is dramatically reducing the number of childhood deaths in poor countries. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not At Home

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One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage

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Amelia Nelson (right) and her friend Kristy were volunteers at the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombings happened. Courtesy of Amelia Nelson hide caption

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A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner

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According to Dr. Martin Blaser, the overuse of antibiotics has contributed to killing off strains of bacteria that typically live in the gut. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Missing Microbes,' 'The Both,' And Mike Judge's 'Silicon Valley'

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On Inside Amy Schumer, the comic (here with Jon Glaser and Adrian Martinez) deploys everything from scripted vignettes to stand-up comedy and man-on-the-street-style interviews. Matt Peyton/Comedy Central hide caption

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'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

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Craig Remsburg (left) remembers fondly the day his son, Army Ranger Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg (center) received a standing ovation at the State of the Union speech in January. Cory was injured while serving in Afghanistan. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Caring For Wounded Vet A Burden Family Gladly Shares

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Edie Falco plays ER nurse Jackie Peyton, who is competent at her high-stress job but struggles with addiction. The sixth season of Nurse Jackie starts Sunday on Showtime. Ken Regan/Showtime hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Nurse Jackie,' 'Mad Men' And 'Frozen'

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A '70s con artist (Christian Bale, right) is forced to team up with an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper, left) in American Hustle, inspired by a real-life sting targeting corrupt politicians. Francois Duhamel/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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At Last, David O. Russell Is Making The Films He Was Meant To Make

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Rwandan genocide-hunter Dafroza Gauthier on February 4, 2014 at the opening of the trial of Pascal Simbikangwa, Rwanda's former intelligence chief, charged with complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fighting For Rwanda's Justice In France

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In an 2012 op-ed published in Amherst's student newspaper, former student Angie Epifano wrote about being sexually assaulted and the response she received from the school. Marshall Petty hide caption

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Rape On Campus: Painful Stories Cast Blame On Colleges

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