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Mormon Church Celebration Of 40 Years Of Black Priesthood Brings Up Painful Past

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Mormon Church Announces End To 100-Year Relationship With Boy Scouts

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Used car salesman Chris Edwards poses for a portrait at Automaxx in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Trevor Christensen/KUER hide caption

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A Student Solution To Give Utah Debtors A Fighting Chance

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Thomas Monson delivers the opening talk at the 180th Annual General Conference of the Mormon church before thousands of members in 2010 in Salt Lake City. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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The Private Prophet: Mormon Church President Thomas Monson Dies At 90

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In Salt Lake City You'll Find Mormons Who Meditate

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Stephanie Johnson works with a student at the Renaissance Academy, a charter school in Lehi, Utah. Dan Krauss for NPR hide caption

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Maybe Teaching Special Ed Doesn't Have To Be So Hard

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The spires of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' historic Salt Lake Temple on April 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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'Cultural Mormons' Adjust The Lifestyle But Keep The Label

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Bandar, a male tiger, plays with a ball made of tough plastic in the pool to keep cool on a hot day at the National Zoo. Courtesy of Smithsonian's National Zoo hide caption

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How Does A Tiger Keep Cool In This Heat? One Word: Bloodsicles

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In Arlington, Va., WeLive developers say that what residents give up in personal square footage is made up for with large communal areas. WeLive hide caption

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They're Small, But These Big-City Apartments Tout Their Communal Feel

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Travelers go through the TSA PreCheck security point at Miami International Airport on June 2. The number of TSA PreCheck applicants has more than doubled owing to record security wait times. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

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There are shortages of special education teachers all over Idaho. Some teachers though, like Amy Griffin, a Resource Room teacher at Liberty Elementary School in Boise, Idaho, plan to make a career of it. Lee Hale/NPR hide caption

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Solving The Special Ed Teacher Shortage: Quality, Not Quantity

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Stephanie Johnson teaches special education classes at Oak Canyon Junior High School in Lindon, Utah. She says the paperwork is a constant frustration. Alex Hale for NPR hide caption

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It's Not Easy Teaching Special Ed

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