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The Paris Zoological Park is home to Physarum polycephalum, better known as "the blob," a unicellular organism capable of learning despite its lack of neurons. Stephane De Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'The Blob,' A Smart Yet Brainless Organism Fit For Sci-Fi, Gets Its Own Exhibit

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Before Guy Bryant (right) took Romario Vassell (left) into foster care, Vassell had been living in a homeless shelter. Jey Born for StoryCorps hide caption

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He Traded Single Life To Be Foster 'Pop' To More Than 50 Kids

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Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ronan Farrow talked with NPR ahead of the release of his book Catch and Kill. A.J. Chavar for NPR hide caption

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Ronan Farrow Stands By His Reporting On NBC's 'Corrosive' Secrecy Around Sexual Abuse

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The Feldsteins in 1983 (from left to right): Michael, Bernie, Barbara and Vickie. Courtesy of the Feldstein family hide caption

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'A Great Burden Was Lifted': A Father's Made-Up Day Of Forgiveness

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Rachel Maddow's new book, Blowout, examines how the Russian economy's reliance on oil and natural gas contributed to Vladimir Putin's decision to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. NBC/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Maddow On How Russia's 'Resource Curse' Drove Putin To Election Interference

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Willie Ito at his home studio in Los Angeles in the late 1970s. Courtesy of Willie Ito hide caption

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Before He Animated For Disney, He Sketched Cartoons In An Internment Camp

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Former Prime Minister David Cameron, who called for the referendum that unleashed the ongoing turmoil around Britain's exit from the EU, says he is "deeply depressed by what's happening." Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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David Cameron Talks Brexit And His 'Greatest Regret' In New Book 'For The Record'

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Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal was shot and killed after making a traffic stop on Friday near Houston. The suspected gunman was charged with capital murder in the slaying. Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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Sikh Deputy 'Trailblazer' Fatally Shot In Houston-Area Traffic Stop

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Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili (bottom left) and his wife, filmmaker Fatima Hussaini (top left), with their daughters, Nargis (top right) and Zahra. Courtesy of Oscilloscope hide caption

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A Refugee Family Takes Viewers On A Years-Long Escape In 'Midnight Traveler'

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Paul Cauthen sits in the album's namesake room of the Belmont Hotel. Anna Webber/Courtesy of Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Texas Country Rocker Paul Cauthen Preaches The Good, The Bad And The Prickly

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At StoryCorps in Baltimore last month, retired Col. Denise Baken (center) told her children, Christian Yingling and Richard Yingling, about the discrimination she faced as a black woman in the Army. Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps hide caption

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For A Black Woman In The Military, Harassment Was Its Own Battle

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