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Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Army Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) in 2009. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Retired Gen. Wesley Clark Talks About Precedents And Syria

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Brooklyn Fisher rolls down the ramp on the playground named for her in Pocatello, Idaho. The playground was built using accessible features so children of all abilities could play alongside each other. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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For Kids With Special Needs, More Places To Play

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This poster is part of the advertizing campaign for Night Film by Marisha Pessl. Random House hide caption

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Brainy, Fat And Full Of Ideas: 'Night Film' Is A Good-Natured Thriller

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A nurse takes a blood sample from Nkosi Minenhle, 15, in a mobile clinic set up to test students for HIV at Madwaleni High School in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Missteps In HIV Care, South Africa Finds Its Way

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Flames burn near the Tuolumne Family Camp near Groveland, Calif., on Sunday. Noah Berger/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Elite Native American Firefighters Join Crews At Yosemite

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Sam Baker's Say Grace is his fourth album since he started making them in 2004, at age 50. Chrislyn Lawrence/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sam Baker's 'Say Grace' Is At Once Beautiful And Broken

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