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The Amir Tadros Coptic Church in Minya, Egypt, was set ablaze on Aug. 14. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

For Arab World's Christians, An Uncertain Fate

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For Arab World's Christians, An Uncertain Fate

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Fantasy sports attract an estimated 36+ million players in the U.S. and Canada. istockphoto.com hide caption

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Quitting Your Job For Fantasy Football

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The Renaissance Street Singers give a performance at the Winterdale Arch, near the West 81st Street gate in Central Park. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Atheists Take Old Hymns Out Of The Chapel And Into The Streets

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National

Oktoberfest Comes Early

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Oktoberfest Comes Early

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In "The Nightmare of Siavosh," the young exiled Iranian prince dreams of his impending demise. Upon waking, he tells his wife, Farigis, about his fears regarding the tragic events to come. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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'Heart' Of Iranian Identity Reimagined For A New Generation

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Julia Holter's latest album is titled Loud City Song. Rick Bahto/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Julia Holter's 'Loud City Song' Is A Story On Top Of A Story

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