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Climate models project 21st century global temperatures. NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio and NASA Center for Climate Simulation hide caption

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Big Data Predicts Centuries Of Harm If Climate Warming Goes Unchecked

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A Star-Crossed 'Scientific Fact': The Story Of Vulcan, Planet That Never Was

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Oranges ripen in a grove in Plant City, Fla. Citrus greening, a disease spread by a tiny insect that ruins oranges and eventually kills the trees, has put the future of the state's $10 billion citrus industry in doubt. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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How Long Can Florida's Citrus Industry Survive?

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The Alto Yellowjackets take the field on Nov. 13, a month after Matthews died. Lauren Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

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Though it's considered a classic Midwestern dish, Green Bean Casserole was actually born in a Campbell's test kitchen in New Jersey 60 years ago. Love it or loathe it, the dish has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food. Bill Hogan/TNS /Landov hide caption

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Green Bean Casserole: The Thanksgiving Staple We Love — Or Loathe

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A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

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Addiction counselor John Fisher says prescriptions for medicines to help people wean themselves from opioid drugs are part of the appeal of the clinic he operates in Blountville, Tenn. Blake Farmer/NPR hide caption

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When Drug Treatment For Narcotic Addiction Never Ends

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Harrelle Felipa with five of his children and a granddaughter. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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From Deadbeat To Dead Broke: The 'Why' Behind Unpaid Child Support

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Jessica Roberts and her father, Alan Roberts, who has struggled with addiction himself. They are both clean and hope to break the cycle of addiction with the newest generation of their family. Mallory Yu/NPR hide caption

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Listen to part one of this story

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Kasich: 'Reasonable' To 'Pause' Resettlement Of Syrian Refugees

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"In the eyes of the Arabs in Turkey, ISIL is a completely different threat than Saddam Hussain, than the Taliban. They're the neighbor from hell," said Sen. Lindsey Graham. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Graham: U.S. Should Shore Up Arab Allies To Fight 'Neighbor From Hell' ISIS

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Syrian refugee Hussam Alroustom, who fled with his wife and two young children, looks over a booklet with identification information in his family's apartment in Jersey City, N.J., in September. The U.S. has resettled around 1,800 refugees from Syria in the past two years. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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4 Things To Know About The Vetting Process For Syrian Refugees

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People gather outside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, ahead of a ceremony for the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks. Even as we mourn for those lost in the violence, NPR's Michel Martin says, we should not forget the many who have died in similar attacks the world over. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Grief Knows No Native Tongue — But We Must Listen, Wherever It Speaks

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Walter Trout's latest album is called Battle Scars. Austin Hargrave/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Walter Trout Returns From The Edge Of Oblivion With 'Battle Scars'

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A student protests racism on campus at the University of Oklahoma a day after a racist fraternity video surfaced in March. Jacob McCleland/KGOU hide caption

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Diversity Wake-Up Call Led To Change At University Of Oklahoma

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