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Frazier's grandmother grew up in Braddock in the 1930s and '40s, when "it was prosperous and a melting pot," Frazier says. She took this photograph of her grandmother in 2002. Courtesy of artist LaToya Ruby Frazier hide caption

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With Her Camera, MacArthur 'Genius' Tells An African-American Rust Belt Story

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is the third generation of her family to grow up in Braddock, Pa. For years, she says, African-American contributions to the town have been "overlooked and ignored."

The large British study, begun in 1958, tracked the diet, habits and emotional and physical health of thousands of people from childhood through midlife. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Childhood Stress May Prime Pump For Chronic Disease Later

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Childhood Stress May Prime Pump For Chronic Disease Later

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Residents of Flint, Mich. (shown here in January), have been protesting the quality and cost of the city's tap water for more than a year. Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio hide caption

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High Lead Levels In Michigan Kids After City Switches Water Source

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Frazier's grandmother grew up in Braddock in the 1930s and '40s, when "it was prosperous and a melting pot," Frazier says. She took this photograph of her grandmother in 2002. Courtesy of artist LaToya Ruby Frazier hide caption

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With Her Camera, MacArthur 'Genius' Tells An African-American Rust Belt Story

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Carly Fiorina speaks to reporters after voting in the June 2010 Republican primary. She went on to lose her bid for Senate to Barbara Boxer. Getty Images hide caption

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'Fierce Determination' Fueled Fiorina In 2010 Bid, As It Does Now

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A Volkswagen Passat is tested for exhaust emissions, at a Ministry of Transport testing station in London. In the U.S., a 1998 copyright law prevents safety researchers from accessing the software that runs cars. John Stillwell/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Amid VW Scandal, Critics Want Access To Carmakers' Computer Code

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Amid VW Scandal, Critics Want Access To Carmakers' Computer Code

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Tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance is the founder and artistic director of Dorrance Dance/New York. She has been dancing since she was 4. Christopher Lane/John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Michelle Dorrance: 'I Just Knew I Would Never Stop Tap Dancing'

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Migrants arriving in Hungary from Croatia are offered water by volunteers in a resting zone near the border. Offers of food and water are permitted, but some other forms of help are restricted by Hungarian law. Tamas Soki/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Risking Arrest, Thousands Of Hungarians Offer Help To Refugees

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