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"One of my biggest goals as a sex educator is to be sex-positive," Solow explains. Christopher Gregory for NPR hide caption

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Beyond The Birds And The Bees: Surviving Sex-Ed Today

Sex education conjures images of teenage giggles and discomfort. But Bronx-based teacher Lena Solow is more than happy to talk about the topic.

Wang, a young human rights lawyer, argues that Chinese people have to push the government to build a system of rule of law. She did not want her full face shown to protect her identity. Frank Langfitt / NPR hide caption

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A Rare, Spontaneous Democracy Debate In A Shanghai Taxi

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote for the court majority, said Moones Mellouli's crime should not be considered enough to remove someone from the country under federal law. In dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote he sees "nothing absurd about removing individuals who are unwilling to respect the drug laws" where they live. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Sides With Immigrant Caught With Pills In His Sock

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Swallow the Water Long Distance Calling
So and So Singularis
Get Your Gun The New Law
Mestre Tata Charlie Hunter, Ernest Ranglin et. al.

The Polar Star completes ice drills in the Arctic in July 2013. Built in the 1970s and only meant to last 30 years, the vessel is the U.S. Coast Guard's only heavy icebreaker. U.S. Coast Guard/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As The Arctic Opens Up, The U.S. Is Down To A Single Icebreaker

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Interlude 3 [Instrumental] Celph Titled & Buckwild

Jim Cheatham, a biologist with the National Park Service, studies the ways nitrogen in the air has been disrupting the ecological balance of Rocky Mountain National Park. Stephanie Paige Ogburn/KUNC hide caption

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It's Raining Nitrogen In A Colorado Park. Farmers Can Help Make It Stop

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All My Blessings Are a Curse This Is a Process of a Still Life
Ailleurs Nemir
Pacific Theme Broken Social Scene
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters on May 31 after leaving the Senate floor, where he spoke about surveillance legislation. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Say They Want The Patriot Act Renewed ... But Do They, Really?

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Getting 'Physical' And Emotional In Virtual Reality

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Nissim The Gaslamp Killer & Amir Yaghmai

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Justices: Retailer Can't Refuse To Hire Someone Because She Wears Hijab

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Double Silver
Her Comforting Touch Dorena

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Beyond The Birds And The Bees: Surviving Sex Ed Today

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