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Sen. Rand Paul meets with local Republicans in Hiawatha, Iowa. He's made three trips to the state this year. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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A New Brand Of Paul Gains Support In Iowa

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul has already made significant inroads in Iowa as he explores a presidential bid. Supporters say it's because he builds on his father's work but stays his own person.

Sen. Rand Paul meets with local Republicans in Hiawatha, Iowa. He's made three trips to the state this year. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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A New Brand Of Paul Gains Support In Iowa

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Kenyan police confront university students protesting higher fees on May 20. The police have a reputation for corruption and violence and are not well-liked. But when a popular officer was arrested and charged with a vigilante-style killing, residents took to the streets to support him. Tom Maruko/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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In Strange Twist, Kenyans March For Police Officer Accused Of Murder

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Los Angeles, No. 2 Brad Mehldau
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Karen O's Intimate, Unpolished Solo Debut

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One Minute The Album Leaf
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At The Show Marco Benevento
Black Pearl African Music Machine

Amir Pinkney-Jengkens, 8, is learning trombone through Harmony Project, a nonprofit that provides musical instruments and instruction to children in low-income communities. Recent research suggests that such musical education may help improve kids' ability to process speech. Annie Tritt for NPR hide caption

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This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music

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Nautil Us Le Loup & Seuil

Theodore Roosevelt, seen here in 1885, was haunted by the fact that his father didn't fight in the Civil War. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division/PBS hide caption

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Ken Burns' 'The Roosevelts' Explores An American Family's Demons

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Essex [Live at the Tabernacle Theatre in Atlanta, GA][*] The Album Leaf
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Neonta Williams (left) shares family letters dating back to 1901 with preservationist Kimberly Peach during the Smithsonian's Save our African American Treasures program at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Peach advises her to use archive-quality polyester sleeves to protect the fragile papers, rather than store them in a zip-lock bag. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Preserving Black History, Americans Care For National Treasures At Home

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Peat the kitten kept Scotland's Glenturret Distillery free of mice that are attracted to the grain used in production. The 6-month-old kitten was also an ambassador who was featured in public relations photos. But Peat died Monday, apparently after being hit by a car. Fraser Band/Volpa hide caption

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A Sad End For A Beloved Kitten

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