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Some of the space food that was scheduled to be carried on the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission included (from left to right): chicken and vegetables, beef hash, and beef and gravy. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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50 Years After Apollo 11, Here's What (And How) Astronauts Are Eating

Ever since astronaut John Glenn's first bite of applesauce in 1962, eating in space has been a challenge. NPR talks to former NASA food scientists to see how cosmic cuisine has evolved over the years.

Joshua Harris, one of the most influential voices on sex and relationships for a generation of evangelical Christians, has announced that he and his wife are separating after 19 years of marriage. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Evangelical Writer Who Influenced Purity Culture, Announces Separation From Wife

Pastor Joshua Harris, who jump-started the "purity culture" movement, has announced that he and his wife are separating after 19 years of marriage. How might the news affect the evangelical community?

Evangelical Writer Who Influenced Purity Culture, Announces Separation From Wife

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Artists are requesting that the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York remove their work from its biennial showcase over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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At Whitney Museum Biennial, 8 Artists Withdraw In Protest Of Link To Tear Gas Sales

Artists are asking the New York City museum to pull their work from the high-profile show, protesting the Whitney's board vice chair Warren Kanders, who profits from the sale of tear gas and bullets.

Students chip and chisel away at heavy slabs of stone in the workshops of the Hector Guimard high school, less than three miles from Paris' Notre Dame cathedral. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France

"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.

Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France

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In this May 13 photo provided by the National Park Service, this female California condor spreads her wings. Biologists have confirmed that she laid an egg that has hatched and there is a new baby condor at Zion National Park. National Park Service/AP hide caption

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Once Nearly Dead As The Dodo, California Condor Comeback Reaches 1,000 Chicks

In the 1980s, there were less than two dozen California Condors left. Today, more than 500 exist in the world, thanks to the efforts of conservationists.

Soleman Nessa's husband took his own life after authorities questioned his citizenship. "It was the month of Ramadan. The sun was rising. We were boiling rice and when my son went to the kitchen to get something, he saw my husband hanging there. He screamed. People from all over the village came and brought him down," Nessa says. The family had exhausted its savings to confirm Nessa's citizenship. CK Vijayakumar for NPR hide caption

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In India's Assam State, Residents Of River Islands Face Uncertainty Over Citizenship

Some 4 million people, many Muslim and impoverished, were excluded from a 2018 official register of citizens. Photographer CK Vijayakumar visited Assam to learn more about the challenges they face.

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The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors

The PetroCaribe program provided fuel to Venezuela's neighbors on long-term credit to spur economic growth. What has happened now that Venezuela is in free fall?

The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors

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People across the entertainment industry, including Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj, voiced their outrage and have demanded the release of rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Says He'd Vouch For A$AP Rocky Amid Growing Demands For The Rapper's Release

The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.

Kenneth Kellogg, Briana Hunter and Aaron Crouch play The Father, The Mother and The Son in the world premiere of Blue at the 2019 Glimmerglass Festival. Karli Cadel/Courtesy of the festival hide caption

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New Opera 'Blue' Takes On The Tragedy Of Police Brutality

The new opera by Tazewell Thompson and Jeanine Tesori tells the story of a couple in Harlem who are forced to confront their teenage son's sudden death by police violence.

New Opera 'Blue' Takes On The Tragedy Of Police Brutality

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