In the wake of its own scandal almost a decade ago, the Catholic Church in the U.S. says it has reformed its policies for handling sexual abuse allegations and will remove from ministry every priest who is credibly accused of abuse. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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U.S. Bishops Quietly Reinstate Accused Priests

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Magritte's 1964 painting The Intimate Newspaper gets us thinking: Who is this? A familiar friend or a complete stranger? Rene Magritte/Corbis hide caption

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Seeing Impostors: When Loved Ones Suddenly Aren't

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Scientists altered people's perceptions of right and wrong by applying magnetic stimulation to the brain. The study is part of a larger effort by scientists to explain the mechanics of how the brain makes moral judgments. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Study Narrows Gap Between Mind And Brain

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Tea Party Uses Searchlight To Find Its Way

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Obama holds 4-year-old Barack Anthony Stroud at the University of Iowa Field House in Iowa City, Iowa, Thursday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Obama Got His Groove Back

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Jesus, Reconsidered: Book Sparks Evangelical Debate

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Jay Kulkarni and his lunch mates at Urbana Middle School near Frederick, Md., all say they have been bullied. But they are learning how to fight back — by not fighting back. Instead, their school tries to address the culture of bullying and teaches kids how to deal with the problem. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Hit Back At Bullies? Not At This School

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Michael J. Madsen just sent his notice giving up his part-time gig teaching commercial photography. He says he's happy staying at home with his son, Jenson, and when he enters the workforce again, he'll be a baby photographer. Courtesy of Michael J. Madsen/michaeljmadsen.com hide caption

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Stay-At-Home Dads Grapple With Going Back To Work

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British Reporters' Sting Snares Labour Politicians

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On the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, women buy bleaching products sold in plastic bags without labels. Davia Nelson for NPR hide caption

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Taking Surprising Risks For The Ideal Body

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In 2003, graffiti artist Tony Quan was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, leaving virtually every muscle in his body paralyzed except for his eyes. EyeWriter.org hide caption

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Paralyzed Graffiti Artist Draws With His Eyes

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Staff Sgt. Marti Ribeiro interviews an Army sergeant while embedded with a combat unit in Afghanistan. Courtesy of Marti Ribeiro hide caption

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Combat Vet Says Gender Bias Led To Untreated PTSD

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Given painful budget cuts in the New York school system, parents say their homemade confections are a more wholesome way to help fund school programs. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parents Fight For The Right To Sell Treats At School

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Quantum Physics Leaps Into The Visible World

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