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The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

NPR Ed is celebrating 50 Great Teachers. Today: The story of a young algebra teacher in Oklahoma oil country, who has taken an unorthodox approach to classroom math.

These pop-up targets are part of an advanced drill, named "friend or foe," that tests shooter reaction times. Some targets have a camera, and others, like these pictured, have a gun. The shooter must decide within seconds whether to shoot. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Saudi Arabia Ramps Up Training To Repel Homegrown Terrorists

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Life Lines Flutronix
Petunia Marcus Roberts Trio

Silvester Fullard fixes dinner for his 11-year-old son Tavestsiar. When Tavestsiar first came to live with his dad in 2010, he was closed off, Silvester says; "he didn't want to be around other kids." Charles Mostoller for NPR hide caption

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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

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Camp Yabassi Echoes Manu Dibango

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (in white-and-blue vest) joins other leaders at the 2015 International Women's Day March at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on March 8 in New York City. Michael Stewart/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Report: No Country Has Achieved Equality For Women

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Do Parents Nurture Narcissists By Pouring On The Praise?

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Prion protein can be infectious, spreading from cell to cell in the brain. Here four nerve cells in a mouse illustrate how infectious prion protein moves within cells along neurites — wire-like connections the nerve cells use for communicating with adjacent cells. Science Source hide caption

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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

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Golden Sky Swimming
Ilamada (One Call) Tanghetto

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The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

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Aguardiente Y Pollo
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The new doughnut-shaped building will be a mile in circumference. "The office areas are laid out in little wedges all around the building," says Dan Whisenhunt, Apple's vice president of real estate and development. Anya Schultz/KQED hide caption

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Neighbors And Fans Are Curious About Apple's Massive New HQ

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My Burr Minotaur Shock

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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

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Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) Bruce Springsteen

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