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Meet some of the nightmarish parasites that live in London's Natural History Museum. Fortunately, they reside in jars. Rich Preston for NPR hide caption

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Fleas Are Great! But Watch Out For A Worm That Looks Like Vermicelli

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An Odd Group Of 5: Roommates Welcome Syrian Refugee Into Toledo, Ohio, Home

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Omar holds his daughter, Taiba, at the playground near the family's new home in Toledo. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Among The Lucky Few: Syrian Family Rebuilds In America's Heartland

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Returning To Syria For Love: Why A Refugee Plans To Leave The U.S.

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Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

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Songdo, outside Seoul, was envisioned as a futuristic international business hub, drawing residents from all over the world. Instead, this young city has become populated mostly by Koreans. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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A South Korean City Designed For The Future Takes On A Life Of Its Own

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After Losing A City, Afghan Forces Fight To Push Back Taliban Advance

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After The Pope's Visit, Boehner Decides 'Today's The Day To Do This'

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A 'Super Bowl' Of The Sky: Sunday's Supermoon Eclipse

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Monzer Omar (right) gives his friend Hatem Alhees a shave after they and hundreds of other Syrian refugees spent the night in a city park in Budapest, Hungary. NPR has followed Omar on his journey from Turkey to central Europe. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Europe's Long History Can Handcuff Its People

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Raising The Tower Bridge: NPR's Ari Shapiro Bids Farewell To London

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Migrant Crisis Adds To Tension Between UK And Rest Of Europe

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'Serial Rebel' Jeremy Corbyn Expected To Win Labour Party Leadership

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Queen Elizabeth II and royal family members watch from a balcony at Buckingham Palace during her annual birthday parade in June. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Milestone For A Beloved Monarch

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