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Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militiamen look for Islamic State extremists in Tikrit on Tuesday. Iraqi forces were going house-to-house in search of snipers and booby traps. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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In Battered Tikrit, Iraqi Forces Claim Much, But Not All Of City

The Iraqi military, with help from the U.S. and Iran, now holds most of Tikrit after a month of heavy fighting with the Islamic State. NPR's Alice Fordham visited and says the city is still volatile.

Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militiamen look for Islamic State extremists in Tikrit on Tuesday. Iraqi forces were going house-to-house in search of snipers and booby traps. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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In Battered Tikrit, Iraqi Forces Claim Much, But Not All Of City

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When it comes to an employee's mental health status, what does an employer need to know, or have a right to know? iStockphoto hide caption

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Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health

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Tune Down Chris Joss
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Drink Me Hot Chris Joss
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A spread from Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book by Johanna Basford. Sam Brill/Courtesy of Laurence King Publishing hide caption

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Artist Goes Outside The Lines With Coloring Books For Grown-Ups

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Margaret Howe Freydburg — seen here at 104 — was still writing and publishing well past her 100th birthday. Mark Lovewell/Vineyard Gazette hide caption

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Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age'

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Haba Na Haba [Instrumental] Tommy Emmanuel
Everyday Aphrodesia

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With Nostalgia And A Last Nosh, 1 Of 3 Remaining HoJo's Closes

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Let's Go Marcus Roberts Trio

State police officers patrol a highway between Ciudad Victoria and Matamoros, in northeast Mexico, in 2011. Mexico's drug and turf wars have descended on the once tourist friendly border town of Matamoros. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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Matamoros Becomes Ground Zero As Drug War Shifts On Mexican Border

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So Much for So Little Kaki King
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Caminos The New Gary Burton Quartet

A big crowd turned out for the March of Dimes walkathon in Gainesville, Fla., in early March. But overall, the March of Dimes' March for Babies raised $3.5 million less in 2014 than it did the year before. Elizabeth Hamilton/Gainesville Sun/Landov hide caption

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Trading Walkathons For Ice Buckets, Charities Try To Hold On To Donors

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As Is Duane Eubanks

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