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Hassan Hajjaj, born in Morocco in 1961, is often called the Andy Warhol of Marrakesh for his fusion of glamour and everyday life. Both are evident in his 2017 portrait Cardi B Unity. The rap star, dressed in a high-fashion outfit, sits on utilitarian green plastic cartons against a textured fabric backdrop. The frame consists of tins of green tea, each decorated with a butterfly. Hassan Hajjaj/Courtesy of Third Line Gallery, Dubai, and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York hide caption

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PHOTOS: 'African Spirits,' From A Guy On A Bike To Cardi B

The images at an exhibit at the Yossi Milo Gallery in New York are infused with the spirit of African identity.

Brett Gray (left) as Jamal Turner, and Peggy Blow as Abuela, a lovable, pot-smoking grandma, in the first season of the Netflix teen drama On My Block. Netflix/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What's Up With That?

TV networks have standards that minimize tobacco use on shows, and Netflix now does, too. But streaming companies lack public policies about smoking cannabis onscreen, and doctors say that hurts kids.

Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What's Up With That?

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U.S. Attorney William McSwain criticized Philadelphia's district attorney for fostering what he called a "new culture of disrespect for law enforcement" after a gunman shot six officers during an hours-long standoff with authorities. Jacqueline Larma/AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney Slams Philadelphia DA Over 'Culture Of Disrespect For Law Enforcement'

Larry Krasner, considered one of the country's most progressive district attorneys, has left U.S. Attorney William McSwain "fed up."

Siblings Christine Cuddy (left) and Flip Cuddy hold a photo of their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, the first Asian American woman in the Navy, at their StoryCorps interview in Northridge, Calif., last July. Naomi Blech/StoryCorps hide caption

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Their 'Tough' Mom Was Also The Navy's 1st Asian American Woman Officer

Susan Ahn Cuddy didn't fit the 1950s housewife mold. For one, she was an expert in air combat tactics. It wasn't until after her death in 2015 that her kids understood the full extent of her legacy.

Their 'Tough' Mom Was Also The Navy's 1st Asian American Woman Officer

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A Court of Appeals ruled "the odor of marijuana coupled with possession of what is clearly less than 10 grams doesn't give officers probable cause to make an arrest and search a person." Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Maryland Court Rules Marijuana Odor Not Enough To Search A Person

The state's Court of Appeals said officers violated a man's Fourth Amendment rights by conducting a warrantless search of his person, after he was approached in a car that smelled of pot.

During their StoryCorps interview in April, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams (left) told her niece, Jennifer Coffey (right), about how her loving family did not understand what being transgender meant. "My parents were afraid, well, you know, this might be contagious," she said. Jud Esty-Kendall hide caption

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Coming Out As Transgender When There Was No Language To Describe It

In the late 1960s, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams' family kicked her out after she told them that she was transgender — before many knew what that meant. A little brother's embrace welcomed her back.

Coming Out As Transgender When There Was No Language To Describe It

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The Shawnee Forest towboat steers down the Ohio River near American Commercial Barge Line's office outside Cairo, Ill. As of June 12, more than 600 barges were waiting to go upstream once water levels dropped. Madelyn Beck/Illinois Newsroom hide caption

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Months Of Flooding On Mississippi River Marooned Midwest Trade

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Long-term flooding along major waterways stranded barges up and down the Mississippi River this summer and caused havoc with river transportation and the economy that depends on it.

Months Of Flooding On Mississippi River Marooned Midwest Trade

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Cate Blanchett stars as Bernadette Fox, a once-legendary architect who hasn't built anything in decades, in Where'd You Go, Bernadette. Wilson Webb/Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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'Bernadette' Is A Stirring Tribute To A Woman Rediscovering Her True Calling

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette follows a brilliant architect who, in the midst of a decades-long career slump, disappears to recapture her life's passion in the unlikeliest place imaginable.

This screenshot from recently released video from the Colorado Springs Police Department, which captured the moments before De'Von Bailey ran from police and was shot in the back on Aug. 3. He later died from his injuries. Photo by: Colorado Springs Police Department. hide caption

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Family Wants Independent Probe In Fatal Police Shooting Of Teen In Colorado

Colorado Springs police say De'Von Bailey reached for a firearm prior to running from officers. Bailey's family says newly released body camera footage disputes that version of events.

A Colombian worker checks the plastic protection cover over a banana bunch on a plantation in Aracataca, Colombia. A dreaded fungus that has destroyed banana plantations in Asia has now spread to Latin America. Jan Sochor/LatinContent via Getty Images hide caption

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Devastating Banana Fungus Arrives In Colombia, Threatening The Fruit's Future

A fungus that has destroyed banana plantations in Asia is now in Latin America. The disease moves slowly, but there's no cure, and it could mean calamity for the continent's banana industry.

A Harvard research team's prototype of a portable exosuit is made of cloth components worn at the waist and thighs. A computer that's built into the shorts uses an algorithm that can sense when the user shifts between a walking gait and a running gait. Wyss Institute at Harvard University hide caption

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These Experimental Shorts Are An 'Exosuit' That Boosts Endurance On The Trail

No ordinary pair of shorts, these were designed by Harvard scientists to work with the wearer's own leg muscles when walking or running, and might make a soldier's heavy loads easier to carry.

These Experimental Shorts Are An 'Exosuit' That Boosts Endurance On The Trail

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