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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

In science classrooms across the country, middle-schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

T-Mobile CEO John Legere pitches a plan that allows unlimited music streaming without additional data charges. Some net neutrality proponents want the FCC to limit plans like these; the commission says it will review them on a case-by-case basis. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

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Strange Constellations Bombay Dub Orchestra
Sunny's Song Benevento/Russo Duo

To safely lift Bernard Valencia out of his hospital bed, Cheri Moore uses a ceiling lift and sling. The VA hospital in Loma Linda, Calif., has safe patient handling technology installed throughout its entire facility. Annie Tritt for NPR hide caption

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At VA Hospitals, Training And Technology Reduce Nurses' Injuries

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Unfinished Sympathy Massive Attack
Winin' Boy Blues Allen Toussaint

House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Wednesday: "The House has done its job to fund the Department of Homeland Security and to stop the president's overreach on immigration. We're waiting for the Senate to do their job." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

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Recurring Bonobo

Upasana Kone's husband works at Microsoft on an H-1B tech visa, but her spouse visa does not include a work permit. The Obama administration has announced a possible rule change to allow some spouses to get a job. Upasana Kone hide caption

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When Tech Workers Arrive On Visa, What About Their Spouses?

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No Way Out Gramatik
Wata Wasuri Tito Puente

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Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

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Fragile Memories Mokhov
Tea Legs The Transatlantics

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High Court Leans Toward Religious Protection In Headscarf Case

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Lina Ejeilat helped found the Jordanian online magazine 7iber (pronounced 'Hebber'). While the government encourages free expression in principle, many strict regulations remain, as noted by the satirical chart next to her. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Jordan's Fuzzy Definition Of Free Speech

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Julep Punch Brothers
Tokyo Sound Tribe Sector 9

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Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-Americans

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Age of Consent New Order
Blue Drag Allen Toussaint
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A drone is displayed Wednesday at Paris store Azur Modelisme. Law enforcement officials in the city are concerned about recent unexplained drone fly-bys of high-security sites, including the Eiffel Tower and the U.S. embassy. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Near Sensitive Sites

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Cosmic Florian Weber

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The Good, The Bad And The Hot: Movies To Warm Winter's Bite

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