Bill Madden after receiving the J.G. Spink Award for baseball writers during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., on July 25, 2010. Madden was one of the sports staffers cut in a recent round of layoffs at the New York Daily News. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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After his mother-in-law's death, NPR's Marc Silver found her go-to cookbook, filled with her copious annotations to recipes. He used it to piece together her take on mandelbread, a Jewish version of biscotti, and other holiday favorites. Akash Ghai/NPR hide caption

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Pope Francis reaches out to 5th grader Omodele Ojo of East New York, Brooklyn during his arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday. Craig Ruttle/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The public share to pay for construction of a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium is reportedly $498 million. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Former NPR science correspondent (and now host of Science Friday) Ira Flatow interviews a few penguins while reporting from Antarctica in 1979. NPR's environment reporting has increased and expanded greatly since. Katherine Bouton/ hide caption

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds up the game ball after a game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mass., in January. A judge erased Brady's four-game suspension for "deflategate" last week. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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In Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, director Alex Gibney turns a critical lens on the Apple co-founder and his products. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Kicker Chandler Catanzaro of the Arizona Cardinals kicks an extra point against the Kansas City Chiefs during a pre-season NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Aug. 15 in Glendale, Ariz. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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Kevin Gibbs (playing piano) met his first love while playing in a summer concert series in 1976. Courtesy of Kevin Gibbs hide caption

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Serena Williams en route to winning the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday. Tannen Maury/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his cancer diagnosis during a press conference at the Carter Center on Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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A migrant arrives with his son on the shore near the village of Skala Sikaminea, on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece on Friday. Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. [Caption from AP, lightly edited.] Visar Kryeziu/AP hide caption

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Monica Harwell (right) and her daughter Andrea Cleveland at StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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