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Students and alumni line up at Howard University in Washington, D.C., before August's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Nathaniel Grann/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Student Loan Changes Squeeze Historically Black Colleges

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Jim DeMint, president of the Heritage Foundation, says he has more influence now than he did as a senator. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Outside The Senate, DeMint Appears More Powerful Than Ever

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Glen James holds a special citation while facing reporters with Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis during a news conference at police headquarters on Sept. 16. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Putting Good Deeds In Headlines May Not Be So Good

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Mulatu Astatke is known as the father of "Ethio-jazz." His new album, Sketches of Ethiopia, is a multinational collaboration that mixes many styles but stays true to Astatke's Ethiopian roots. Alexis Maryon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 40 Years, Mulatu Astatke Still 'Sketches' Ethio-Jazz Deftly

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About 40 years ago wheat breeders introduced new varieties of wheat that helped farmers increase their grain yields. But scientists say those varieties aren't linked to the rise in celiac disease. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors Say Changes In Wheat Do Not Explain Rise Of Celiac Disease

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If someone asked for onions and green peppers fried into his hash browns, the crunchy grated spuds became "glorified." Amy Thielen shared a recipe for All Things Considered's Found Recipe series. Amy Thielen for NPR hide caption

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Hash Browns To Soothe Any Homesick Midwesterner

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In a Broadway transfer of the American Repertory Theatre's acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie, Cherry Jones plays Amanda, mother to the very troubled Laura (Celia Keenan-Bolger). The play cemented Tennessee Williams' reputation as an American original when it premiered in 1945. Michael J. Lutch/ hide caption

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An American Masterpiece, And A 'Menagerie' Of Stars

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