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Beef cattle stand in a barn on the Larson Farms feedlot in Maple Park, Ill. Daniel Acker/Landov hide caption

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Inside The Beef Industry's Battle Over Growth-Promotion Drugs

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Participants in the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride sit on a bus that will travel from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 2003. J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images hide caption

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Code Switch

Summer Of '63: Old Lessons For A New Movement

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Summer Of '63: Old Lessons For A New Movement

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A puffin prepares to land with a bill full of fish on Eastern Egg Rock, off the Maine coast in July. Last year young puffins died at an alarming rate from starvation because of a shortage of herring. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Are Making A Tenuous Comeback

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Ruth Calderon, a religious scholar, recently became a member of Israeli's parliament and has been a leading voice on issues that often divide the country's religious and secular communities. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israeli Politician Stirs Up The Religious-Secular Debate

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Juan Gabriel Vasquez is also the author of The Informers. Hermance Triay hide caption

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Hermance Triay

'Things Falling' Is A Potboiler, But One That's Set To Simmer

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President Obama steps off his bus, nicknamed "Ground Force One," as he arrives for breakfast at the Ossorio Bakery and Cafe in Cocoa, Fla., during a two-day bus tour last year. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Obama Heads Back To School To Talk College Affordability

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Obama Heads Back To School To Talk College Affordability

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The ring that finally found its way home after nearly 70 years. David Cox, an American pilot, traded it for some food while he was a prisoner of war in Germany. Courtesy of Norwood McDowell hide caption

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Journey Of The Ring: Lost In WWII, Now Back With POW's Son

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