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A couple enjoy a sunny afternoon against the backdrop of the Midtown skyline from Piedmont Park in Atlanta in late March. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Environment

Sunny Days Are Here Again — But Is That Good?

11 min

Sunny Days Are Here Again — But Is That Good?

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Religious leaders stop to pray as they march to the state Capitol for a rally to support repealing the death penalty, in Hartford, Conn., on Tuesday. The state Senate passed a bill abolishing capital punishment Thursday. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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National

Is Death Row Still Death Row If Repeal Passes?

4 min

Is Death Row Still Death Row If Repeal Passes?

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A student at Allen Elementary fills out a worksheet where music notes are converted into fractions. Caitlin Esch/KQED hide caption

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Fractions Curriculum Strikes Right Note In California

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Australian pop singer Wouter "Wally" De Backer is better known as Gotye. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Gotye: 'Less Of A Musician, More Of A Tinkerer'

9 min

Gotye: 'Less Of A Musician, More Of A Tinkerer'

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