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Attorney Emmet Bondurant holds a map of Georgia's congressional districts around the early 1960s, exhibit #9 in the Wesberry v. Sanders case he argued before the Supreme Court as a young lawyer. Johnny Kaufman/WABE hide caption

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55 Years Later, Lawyer Will Again Argue Over Redistricting Before Supreme Court

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When he was just 26 years old, Emmet Jopling Bondurant II argued and won a foundational voting rights case in the Supreme Court. This week, he returns to take on partisan redistricting.

John Awiel Chol Diing, who grew up in refugee camps, is now studying agricultural science at Earth University in Costa Rica. Above: He visited Washington, D.C., last week as a 2019 Next Generation Delegate, a program run by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. "To be dedicating his life to giving back — his was a voice we had to have," says Marcus Glassman of the council. Olivia Sun/NPR hide caption

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This Refugee Was A Daydream Believer When It Came To College

John Awiel Chol Diing and his family fled South Sudan when he was 4. He grew up in camps but always hoped he'd find a way out of the "end zone."

Women and children evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants wait to be screened by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, on Feb. 27. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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With The Collapse Of The ISIS 'Caliphate,' A Camera Lens Lingers On Those Left Behind

As U.S.-backed forces fought in recent weeks to reclaim the last territory held by ISIS in Syria, photographer Felipe Dana turned his lens on the thousands of civilians rushing to evacuate.

With The Collapse Of The ISIS 'Caliphate,' A Camera Lens Lingers On Those Left Behind

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, appearing at a campaign stop in Concord, N.H., raised about $6 million in the first day of his 2020 presidential campaign, which was evidence that he's maintained strong grassroots support. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Small Donors Hold The Key To Campaign Buzz And The Democrats' Debate Stage

The Democratic National Committee wants to avoid a crush of candidates in TV debates during the presidential primaries. So it set a qualifying threshold: 65,000 donors spread across 20 states.

Bob Moore, founder of Bob's Red Mill and Natural Foods, inspects grains at the company's facility in Milwaukie, Ore. The pioneering manufacturer of gluten-free products invests in whole grains as well as beans, seeds, nuts, dried fruits, spices and herbs. Natalie Behring/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How Bob's Red Mill Company Became A Gluten-Free Giant Ahead Of Its Time

Before there was widespread treatment for people with celiac disease, and options for a gluten-free diet were few, the now 90-year-old founder of the Oregon-based business had his eye on the market.

President Donald Trump speaks during an executive order signing on Thursday. Trump signed an executive order requiring colleges to certify that they accept free and open inquiry in order to get federal grants. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Turns To Higher Education; And A Selective New York City High School Struggles With Diversity

Also in this week's roundup: the White House outlined its proposals on the Higher Education Act, and only 7 black students were admitted into one of New York's most selective high schools.

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How America's Pastime Became So Slow

In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon writes about how an increased focus on analytics has slowed down the pace of baseball.

Opinion: How America's Pastime Became So Slow

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Statisticians' Call To Arms: Reject Significance And Embrace Uncertainty!

Scientists and statisticians are putting forth a bold idea: ban the very concept of "statistical significance." A bit more humility would be in order to account for the ambiguity in the world.

Statisticians' Call To Arms: Reject Significance And Embrace Uncertainty!

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9 First-Person Perspectives Give Voice To 'The Other Americans'

The narrators in Laila Lalami's new novel have one thing in common: They've all "had the experience of dislocation," Lalami says. Together, they form a mosaic of race and class in America.

9 First-Person Perspectives Give Voice To 'The Other Americans'

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In Us, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and Lupita Nyong'o (L-R) play the members of a family — and their doppelgangers. Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

For his much-anticipated follow-up to his Oscar-winning movie Get Out, the writer-director sets a family up against its own doppelgangers. That is, he made a full-on horror film.

Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

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Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams.

Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

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