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Jeff Jonas sits at a computer, creating software that not only tracked the fish from The Mirage but allowed the casino to make better decisions about how it stocked the tank. Eventually, this system would become known as Non-Obvious Relationship Awareness — NORA. Olivia Fields for NPR hide caption

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Can A Computer Catch A Spy?

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In the photo above, dust circles a worker during the construction of the Hawks Nest Tunnel in 1930. Workers on the project were exposed to toxic levels of silica dust; hundreds ultimately died. Courtesy of Elkem Metals Collection, West Virginia State Archives hide caption

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Before Black Lung, The Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster Killed Hundreds

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Michel, joined on the couch by longtime pet Blade and service dog Lizzy, says at least three male service members assaulted or molested her between 1990 and 2005. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Veterans Struggling After Sexual Assault Increasingly Turn To Service Dogs

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Shifts in temperature are leading to shifts in the wedding industry as bakers, photographers, florists and the couples they serve think about how to beat the heat on this all-important day. JGI/Daniel Grill/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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Say 'I Do' Without The Sweat: Wedding Pros Share How They Beat The Heat

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Teachers visit the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap, perusing racks of educational posters and tubs of rulers. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Teachers Turning To Free Supply Shops To Outfit Their Classrooms

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At Supply Swap, A Teacher's Discarded Blackboard Is Another's Blank Slate

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Brenda J. Faulkner, co-founder of The Truman Foundation, sits with her dog Truman at the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans annual conference in Tyson's Corner, Va. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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David Zatezalo, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, was asked about the advanced black lung epidemic at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2018. Huo Jingnan/NPR hide caption

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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease

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Singer-performance artist Poppy attends the 7th Annual Streamy Awards in September, when she won the Breakthrough Artist award. Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Is Poppy?

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A Look Behind The Scenes As Haunted Houses Try To Get The Perfect Scream

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