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A jury convicted Richards after a photo of what was thought to be a bite mark on the victim's hand was submitted as evidence at trial. Courtesy of Jan Stiglitz hide caption

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Forensic Advances Raise New Questions About Old Convictions

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Ubiquitous 3 Brave Souls
Sing About Me, I'm Dying Of Thirst Kendrick Lamar
Taqsim Maqam Sharqi Rast Rahim Alhaj & Souhail Kaspar
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How A Patient's Suicide Changed A Doctor's Approach To Guns

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Bombom Ryan Lewis, Macklemore et. al.
Exzebache Tommy Guerrero
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Detective Dave Wells plugs his laptop into a car's event data recorder. A large portion of new cars are equipped with the device, and the government is considering making them mandatory in all vehicles. But some say there should be an "off" option. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Yes, Your New Car Has A 'Black Box.' Where's The Off Switch?

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Kacey Musgraves: A Millennial Musician Reframes Country

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Smoothie Song Nickel Creek
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Administration Still Fighting For Assault Weapons Ban, Biden Says

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Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown Portico Quartet
Zenophile Mylo
Taqsim Maqam Sharqi Rast Rahim Alhaj & Souhail Kaspar
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Son of Thirteen Pat Metheny Trio
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Bei's Bossa Shawn Lee & Bei Bei
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Sonnentanz Klangkarussell

After the collapse of a salt mine in south Louisiana last year, a 9-acre sinkhole has flooded the area. It also caused gas and oil leaks, and local residents are fed up. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Massive Sinkhole In Louisiana Baffles Officials

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Rocky Road Béla Fleck
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Discovery Channel: Travel Channel -- Around the World
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June Rose The Skatalites
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