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Attorney General Eric Holder greets Alexis Margaret Herman, member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, before speaking at the organization's convention. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Zimmerman Verdict Feels Personal For Some In Service Sorority

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Clifford the Big Red Dog was one of several popular books Scholastic turned into a children's television show. Courtesy of Scholastic hide caption

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How Scholastic Sells Literacy To Generations Of New Readers

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A soldier watches over public transport users during an operation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in April. The crime rate is soaring in Honduras, and corrupt and ineffective law enforcement is widely seen as part of the problem. Rafael Ochoa/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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In Honduran Crimes, Police Are Seen As Part Of The Problem

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Cedric Mangum (left) leads the shout band as a junior member looks on. Daniel Coston for NPR hide caption

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Shout Bands Stir Up Tubular Fervor In Charlotte

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Heather Garris, a custodian of medical records, organizes patients' files at Colorado Springs Internal Medicine in Colorado Springs, Colo. Barry Gutierrez for NPR hide caption

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Doctors Heed Prescription For Computerized Records

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Rowling says writing under a pseudonym was a "liberating experience." Debra Hurford Brown hide caption

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Aparecium! J.K. Rowling Revealed As 'Cuckoo' Mystery Author

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Mark Kurlansky is the author of Cod, Salt and The Food of a Younger Land. He lives in New York City. Sylvia Plachy/Courtesy of Doubleday hide caption

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Motown, Vietnam, The Civil Rights Movement And One Iconic Song

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A massive cruise ships towers over Venice. Some 650 cruise ships now visit the Italian city annually, and critics say they threaten the city's fragile architecture. Courtesty of the No Big Ships Committee hide caption

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In Venice, Huge Cruise Ships Bring Tourists And Complaints

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Brian Mathers calls his husband, Isidro, in Mexico from his living room in Sioux City, Iowa. Brian and Isidro have been separated for more than a year by immigration laws that did not recognize their marriage. Durrie Bouscaren/NPR hide caption

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After DOMA Ruling, Binational Gay Couples Face New Issues

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Coca-Cola Life, a new product being rolled out in Argentina with a green label, is being marketed as a "natural" and therefore lower-calorie cola. Coca-Cola hide caption

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In Argentina, Coca-Cola Tests Market For 'Green' Coke

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Shashlik cooks on a hot grill. Kakheti, the easternmost province in the Republic of Georgia, is known for meats grilled over grapevines, which burn quickly, leaving a heap of finger-sized coals. Nick Grabowski/via Flickr hide caption

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The Secret To Georgian Grilled Meats? Grapevines And Lots Of Wine

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