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Opinion: As NPR Turns 50, Scott Simon's View From Behind The Microphone

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Ally Cole (left) and Ruby Wierzbicki show off the childhood photo that revealed a special connection. Ally Cole hide caption

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Opinion: 2 Students On A Bus Discover The Connection Of A Lifetime

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'Great Circle' Takes Flight Across Decades And Continents

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Hester Ford (center) celebrates her birthday in 2019 with her family members. Ford died last Saturday at 115 or 116. Tanisha Patterson-Powe hide caption

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Hester Ford, Oldest Living American, Dies At 115 (Or 116)

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People wait for the verdict in Derek Chauvin's trial over the death of George Floyd outside the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis on Tuesday. Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: After George Floyd's Death, A Press Release Obscured A Police Murder

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Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Is Back In Use In The U.S.

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Saturday Sports: Start-Up League Eyes NCAA's Turf, Unlikely Pro Teams' Hot Streak

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Week In Politics: Biden Will Mark Early Successes In Speech Before Congress

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Tutor Helps Students Hit Hard By Pandemic, Language Barriers

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Anne Beatts attends the Live From New York! documentary's Los Angeles premiere after-party on June 10, 2015. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering The Late Comedy Writer Anne Beatts

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Hunter Biden, at the time serving as board chairman of World Food Program USA, with then-Vice President Joe Biden in 2016. Hunter Biden says his addictions worsened after his brother Beau's death in 2015. Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images hide caption

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Through Decades Of Addiction, Hunter Biden Says His Family Never Gave Up On Him

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A group of more than 80 people with an interest in animal welfare, including Dr. Jane Goodall, have signed a letter calling on the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook to change their guidance on the use of animals pronouns. Paul Bersebach/Orange County Register via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Animals Deserve Gender Pronouns, Too

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Tactical police units respond to the scene of a King Soopers grocery store after a shooting on March 22, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. Chet Strange/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Gun Violence All Around Us

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Eddie Izzard co-wrote the script for Six Minutes to Midnight, and stars as half German, half British teacher Thomas Miller. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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Eddie Izzard: 'Hopefully Hitler Is Revolving In Some Trench'

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Satchel Paige is shown during a World Series game against the Boston Braves in Boston on Oct. 6, 1948. Paige and Larry Doby were two Black players who helped Cleveland's baseball team win the World Series. AP hide caption

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How Black Players Propelled Cleveland's Baseball Team To Win The 1948 World Series

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