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By sequencing a newborn's genome, doctors could screen for more genetic conditions. But parents could be confronted with confusing or ambiguous data about their baby's health. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Genome Sequencing For Babies Brings Knowledge And Conflicts

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Archaeologists call an excavation site on Istanbul's southern shore the world's largest shipwreck collection. The area, unearthed during construction of a railway station, was once a Byzantine-era port that harbored cargo and military vessels, and received goods from around the Mediterranean. Gokce Saracoglu for NPR hide caption

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In Istanbul, A Byzantine-Era Fleet Surfaces Again

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Söyleyin Yildizlar Sevgilim Nerde (All You Stars...!) [Instrumental] Hüseyin Türkmenler
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Divinorum Ocote Soul Sounds
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A schoolgirl participates in a lesson in Kilifi, about 30 miles northeast of Mombasa on Kenya's Swahili Coast, in 2010. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Battle For The Stolen Childhoods Of Kenyan Girls

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Ethio Blues Mulatu Astatke
Go-go Godzilla Brian Setzer
Tamarindio Ocote Soul Sounds
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Runway The Toughcats
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Greek artist B. calls his mural "a sea of objects." It was added to Wynwood Walls in 2011. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Street Art Brings Life To A Miami Neighborhood

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Es Solo Musica Mamborama
Klepto Ravi Coltrane
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Rajiv Shah (left), the head of USAID, speaks with children during a visit at the Oncupinar Syrian refugee camp in Turkey, near the Syrian border, on Nov. 27. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Steps Up Aid (But No Arms) To Syrian Exiles

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Egyptian protesters hold a banner depicting Morsi as a pharaoh, during a rally expressing opposition to Morsi's decrees, in Cairo, on Nov. 23. Andre Pain/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Is Morsi Morphing Into Authoritarian He Opposed?

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This photo, taken by NASA's Curiosity rover, shows Mars' Gale Crater, where the rover has taken samples for chemical analysis. Scientists believe that at some point in the very distant past, there was a riverbed here. AP hide caption

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NASA Scientists 'Very Careful' With New Mars Data

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Rabbi A. Romi Cohn, a noted mohel, prepares an infant for circumcision at Congregation Shaare Zion in Brooklyn on Sept. 4. Cohn opposes a New York City rule requiring parental consent for a type of circumcision ritual practiced by some Orthodox Jews. Michael Nagle for The New York Times/Redux hide caption

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New York, Orthodox Jews Clash Over Circumcision

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Children of The Sun Dead Can Dance
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Hot Love Brian Setzer

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Which Tablet Is Right For You?

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Feeling Good Nina Simone
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People originally from northern Mali carry signs that call for military action to retake that part of the country, now under the control of Islamist militants. The rally was held in Mali's capital, Bamako, in October. Harouna Traore/AP hide caption

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Malians In The South Want Islamists Out Of The North

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Close to Nowhere Band of Skulls
One Armed Bandit The Skatalites
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