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Workers at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are still investigating what caused a radioactive release at the site, but organic cat litter may be the culprit. DOE/WIPP hide caption

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Organic Cat Litter Chief Suspect In Nuclear Waste Accident

The release of plutonium at a New Mexico nuclear dump may have been caused by a bad purchase at the pet shop.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democratic Party. He spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., in 2012. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Obama Taps San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro For HUD Secretary

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Farmworkers pull weeds from a field of lettuce near Gonzales, Calif. Salinas Valley farms like this one rely on wells, which haven't been affected much by the drought. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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California's Drought Isn't Making Food Cost More. Here's Why

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Workers at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are still investigating what caused a radioactive release at the site, but organic cat litter may be the culprit. DOE/WIPP hide caption

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Organic Cat Litter Chief Suspect In Nuclear Waste Accident

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It's easy to feel overwhelmed by our ability to create an infinite stream of images. But if you take the time to stop and be mindful before you click, your photo collection will become much more manageable. Kainaz Amaria/Instagram hide caption

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How To Stay Afloat In Your Infinite Stream Of Photos

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Lavita, Sierra and Tyshierra are Freire Charter School students who stood up and told stories that made them vulnerable in front of their classmates. Lavita says now she feels "like anything is possible." Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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At Pa. School, Teens Build Empathy By Confiding In A Crowd

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Professor Xavier and Magneto scheme to send Wolverine back to the Nixon-era past to avert a devastating war in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Alan Markfield/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Seeing The New 'X-Men'? Take Along A Teenager To Explain

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