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Headlines That Got More Attention Than They Deserved

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Commentator Bonny Wolf expects Asian cuisine such as kimchi fried rice to become even more popular in 2013. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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On Your Plate In 2013, Expect Kimchi And Good-For-You Greens

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Lauren Rousseau was killed on Dec. 14 when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn., killing 26 children and adults at the school. Courtesy of Rousseau Family/AP hide caption

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NPR Reporters On The Stories That Stuck In 2012

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John Cruitt reunited with his third-grade teacher, Cecile Doyle, to tell her about the impact she had on him as he coped with his mother's death. StoryCorps hide caption

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Decades Later, Student Finds Teacher To Say 'Thank You'

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At The End Of The Day, Cliches Can Be As Good As Gold

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