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Soccer buddies Lahis Maria Ramos Veras, 14 (left), and Milena Medeiros dos Santos, 16, don't let taunts keep them from playing. Lahis goes by the nickname "Lala." Lianne Milton for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Mean Boys Can't Keep Girls Off The Soccer Field: #15Girls

Brazil used to ban girls from playing the game. The law is now off the books, but that doesn't mean it's easy for girls to play 'the beautiful game.'

Louisiana voters re-elected David Vitter after he apologized for being involved in a Washington prostitution scandal. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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David Vitter, Running For Governor, Accused Of Being 'Wrong On Fornication'

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I'm Only Sleeping The Beatles
Tangerine Sky Blackbird Blackbird

Presidential candidates have to put up with the ubiquity of mobile devices, as Rand Paul did posing for photos at a campaign event in Michigan last month. But for Paul, a full day of live streaming his campaign was too much. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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'Dumbass' Or Not, Rand Paul's Live Stream May Be The Future Of Campaigning

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Gipsy Danger Ramin Djawadi
Oh So Protective One Girls
Moonglow Monster Rally

U.S. and South Korean soldiers of the combined 2nd Infantry Division train at Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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For South Korea-U.S. Summit, The Big Question Is Still North Korea

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Balance Future Islands
La Cumbia Perdida Doctor Stereo

Soccer buddies Lahis Maria Ramos Veras, 14 (left), and Milena Medeiros dos Santos, 16, don't let taunts keep them from playing. Lahis goes by the nickname "Lala." Lianne Milton for NPR hide caption

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Mean Boys Can't Keep Girls Off The Soccer Field: #15Girls

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Tabaco Y Ron Greenwood Rhythm Coalition
Follow Diiv
Paris Friendly Fires
(Druun) DIIV

NPR blogger and astrophysicist Adam Frank visited an intersection of many transportation modes to illustrate his point about why infrastructure needs to change. Adam Frank hide caption

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Why The Future Of Transportation Depends On Changing Infrastructure

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Feel It All Around Washed Out

A Syrian man holding portraits of President Bashar Assad and Russian leader Vladimir Putin joins several hundred pro-government demonstrators near the Russian embassy in Damascus on Tuesday to express support for Moscow's air war in Syria. Two rockets later struck the embassy compound and sparked panic among the crowd. No one was killed. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Russia Sustain Its Military Operation In Syria?

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Alive in 85 Broken Social Scene
Some Have Said Yppah
April's Song Real Estate

Stacks of bowls in the company's signature colors, like "sand" and "light grey whale." Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Cooper Hewitt Honors Colorful California Ceramics Company

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Sittin' Here St. Germain
Montego Sunset Menahan Street Band

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