John Limbert stepped down Friday as head of the State Department's Iran desk. In 1979, Limbert was one of 52 Americans taken hostage during the Islamic Revolution. He was held for more than a year. Brad Horn/NPR hide caption

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Dan Schorr in his office at NPR. Paula Darte/NPR hide caption

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If You Give A Mouse A Diorama: Steve Carell (right) stars as Barry, an amateur taxidermist who's invited to a strange dinner party by Tim (Paul Rudd), a hedge fund manager on the make. Merie Weismiller Wallace/Paramount hide caption

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Medical professionals need to build a system that focuses on how to help patients achieve what's most important to them at the end of their lives, says Dr. Atul Gawande. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Members of the evangelical Lakewood Church in Houston worship at a prayer service in 2005. More than 45,000 churches across the U.S. are represented by the National Association of Evangelicals. Jessica Kourkounis/AP hide caption

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