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A Teen Faces Colorism At School And At Home In 'Genesis Begins Again'

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A Reminder Of How Good People Can Be To One Another During The Shutdown

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How The Pain Of The Shutdown Ripples Throughout A Small Louisiana Town

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In Oakdale, La., The Government Shutdown Is Having Ripple Effects

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How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting This Louisiana Town

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"They're still love songs. They're still melodically driven," Sharon Van Etten says. "I just feel like I sing with a different kind of force." Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions

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The US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 14, 2019, is seen following a snowstorm. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Barely Treading Water': Why The Shutdown Disproportionately Affects Black Americans

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Author N.K. Jemisin won her third Hugo Award this year for The Stone Sky. Laura Hanifin hide caption

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At The End Of The Year, N.K. Jemisin Ponders The End Of The World

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Raqqa Reacts To Troop Withdrawal

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Rich Savko's family has owned the Rock Store in Cornell, Calif., since 1961. The restaurant became a community center after the Woolsey Fire. "People were looking for information, and there was always somebody here that they could get firsthand information from, and that meant a lot to them," Savko says. "Plus they could share their stories and have a cup of coffee." Liz Kuball for NPR hide caption

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Biker Bar In The Malibu Hills Serves As Bedrock For A Fire-Ravaged Community

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'Boyle Heights Beat' Tells Community Stories That Bigger Outlets Often Miss

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Jacob Collier describes his new project, Djesse (Vol. 1), as "maximalism in the name of minimalism." Morgan Hill-Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jacob Collier Makes Staggering, Complex Music Feel Effortless

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"I'm out here still updating and like, you have to interact with these updates," Earl Sweatshirt says. Kat Lonsdorf/NPR hide caption

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Earl Sweatshirt On Resentment, Growth And Giving Yourself A Chance

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An owl sits on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 9 as the Woolsey Fire approaches. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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One Tiny Owl: Otherworldly Photos From California's Woolsey Fire

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A view inside Rhode Island's John J. Moran Medium Security Prison, in Cranston. Rhode Island is the only state to screen every individual who comes into the correctional system for opioid use disorder, and to offer, in conjunction with with counseling, all three medically effective treatments. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction

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