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The town of Bentiu, in South Sudan, has been nearly abandoned. On the main road, a boy hides behind a telephone pole. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Living In A Camp By A Ruined City, They're Strangers In Their Own Land

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon is urging both sides in the South Sudanese civil war to resolve their differences. In the meantime, some 2 million people are living in limbo in the brutalized nation.

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Babe Evenings

The town of Bentiu, in South Sudan, has been nearly abandoned. On the main road, a boy hides behind a telephone pole. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Living In A Camp By A Ruined City, They're Strangers In Their Own Land

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Something Good Alt-J
Sweet Nasty Joshua Redman
Catamaran Allah-Las

Previous experience with dengue outbreaks in Puerto Rico has shown that even small amounts of standing water — as in the vases of cemeteries — can serve as breeding areas for the mosquitoes that carry dengue and Zika. Pan American Health Organization/Flickr hide caption

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With CDC Help, Puerto Rico Aims To Get Ahead Of Zika

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Before Your Very Eyes... Atoms for Peace
Two Bass Hit Cyrus Chestnut & Eric Reed
Oobleck Kaki King
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Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, says the proposed resolution sanctioning North Korea "is the toughest sanctions resolution that has been put forward in more than two decades." Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea — With China's Support

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An American soldier (right) from the First Armored "Ironhorse" Brigade of the 1st Calvary Division is among those who began arriving in South Korea in mid-January. They are replacing U.S. troops that cycle out in February. He's speaking with a South Korean soldier who's part of an integrated U.S.-South Korean division. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Welcome To Korea: 4,000 U.S. Troops Arrive At A Tense Time

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World (is Going Up In Flames) Charles Bradley
Telephone Song Charles Bradley
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Shut Your Mouth Joshua Redman

Theresa Burroughs, 80, stands by a photograph of her as a young woman getting arrested for trying to register to vote. The right is sacred to her today. "Every time there's a vote, I go," she said. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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In Alabama's Rural Black Belt, An Uphill Climb For Bernie Sanders

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Some doctors say clinicians can now get much more information from newer technology than they can get from a stethoscope. Clinging to the old tool isn't necessary, they say. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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The Stethoscope: Timeless Tool Or Outdated Relic?

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Lost My Mind
Bullfights on Broadway Tommy Guerrero
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Suffolk County Chief James Burke speaks at a press conference held to announce the details of a officer-involved shooting in Bay Shore, Long Island on March 23, 2015. Christie. M Farriella via New York Daily News hide caption

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In N.Y., A Fight To Reform Police Force Accused Of Being 'Rotten'

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Austin Reed was an indentured servant who set fire to his employer's farmhouse after he was whipped for "idleness." Reed was sent to The House of Refuge, the nation's first juvenile reformatory, and later sentenced to serve in New York's Auburn State Prison (above) in 1840. Courtesy of Penguin Random House hide caption

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Written Behind Bars, This 1850s Memoir Links Prisons To Plantations

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I Don't Want You as a Ghost Tired Pony
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