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Like a Ghost in Your Own Life Ulrich Schnauss
The Pasture The Elephant Revival
My Pet Goat Marco Benevento
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Goumari [Shazalakazoo Remix] Watcha Clan

The latest study says kids learn better in charter schools than in public schools. But even charter school supporters question the study and its methods of research. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Charter School Vs. Public School Debate Continues

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A screen image from a video that professor Carmel O'Shannessy has created. In it, a girl tells a story in "Light Warlpiri," the language O'Shannessy reports she discovered in Australia. Carmel O'Shannessy hide caption

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LISTEN: 'Light Warlpiri,' The New Language In Australia

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Appetite Lonely Drifter Karen
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Zenophile Mylo

Young oysters live on old oyster shells and slowly mature while forming a complete shell. Astrid Riecken/Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Oysters With No Sex Life Repopulate The Chesapeake Bay?

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Scientists could use recordings of wildlife to monitor the movements of invasive species like the European starling. Liz Leyden/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Eavesdropping On Nature Gives Clues To Biodiversity

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Never Seen Such Good Things Devendra Banhart
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We're a Winner Jazz Soul Seven

The scene in a Wal-Mart store in Alexandria, Va. Cities are a key growth area for retailers since suburbs are already saturated with big-box stores. AP hide caption

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D.C. Wage Rift Puts Spotlight On Wal-Mart's Urban Push

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Yellow Noise Spiro
Nica's Dream Wes Montgomery

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Cerner Fights For Share In Electronic Medical Records Boom

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Pieces Andrew Belle
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Se ve que sabes bailar Radio Jarocho

Before Alaska, the Pilgrim family — seen here in 1992 — lived an isolated life in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Courtesy of Kurina Rose Hale hide caption

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A Dark Family Secret Hidden For Years In Alaska's 'Wilderness'

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Genius and the Thieves Eluvium

Jenny McCarthy, a regular guest host on The View, has been selected as a permanent co-host beginning in September. The appointment has sparked controversy because of McCarthy's anti-vaccination advocacy. Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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McCarthy's Vaccination Stance Complicates Job On 'The View'

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Jungle Struttin' The Lions & Lions
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Mi Chocolatina Quantic

Angel Ramirez, a North Camden Little League player, walks through the Sixth Street drug corridor, known as "Heroin Highway," on his way home from practice in Camden, N.J. The Little League program is aimed at keeping kids in the struggling city engaged in a sport after school. Gabe Dinsmoor /for NPR hide caption

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Baseball League Creates 'Islands' Of Refuge For Camden Kids

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Tomorrow Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

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