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Should An Anonymous Donor Be Able To Save A Public School?

This northern Michigan district is so short on money it decided to close three schools. Now an anonymous donor wants to save one of them with a big private donation.

This 3-month-old baby, born with microcephaly, is held by her father in Recife, Brazil. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Zika Virus Damages The Brain

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The Olympic flame gets a lift from former Brazilian volleyball player Leila Barros, who took part in this month's torch relay. The games are set to begin on Aug. 5. Getty Images hide caption

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Public Health Professor: Because Of Zika, Rio Olympics 'Must Not Proceed'

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Jeb Rand Bedouin Soundclash

The maker of Kind bars — which contain almonds and other nuts — pushed back against an FDA complaint about its use of the phrase "healthy and tasty." The FDA is now reviewing its definition of "healthy" as used on food labels. Mike Mozart/Flickr hide caption

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Why The FDA Is Re-Evaluating The Nutty Definition Of 'Healthy' Food

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People Everywhere (Still Alive) Khruangbin
C.R.E.A.M. El Michels Affair
Innerspace The Apples in Stereo
Flip and Nitty The Phil Spector Wall of Sound Orchestra
Free Love Cornershop
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A Chinese police officer poses with Chinese tourists in front of Milan's cathedral on May 3. Chinese police are on patrol with Italian officers to help make Chinese visitors feel safer. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Chinese Cops In Italy? Joint Patrols Aim To Ease Chinese Tourists' Jitters

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Out of This World Michael Menert
Easy Access, Pt. 1 El Michels Affair

A black bear looks up at a line of picture-taking tourists near the popular Laurel Falls Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Keeping Bears Wild — Or Trying — At National Parks

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Centipede Boogie Chet Atkins
One Mint Julep Ray Charles
Story of the Ink David Holmes
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Push Grows For A 'Scarlet Letter' On Transcripts Of Campus Sexual Offenders

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Lucille Little Richard
I Want To Feel Good, Pt. 2 The Bad Plus
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Turning Point [Connie Price and the Keystones Remix] DJ Format
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Louise Erdrich is the author of 15 novels, including The Plague of Doves and The Round House. She is the owner of Birchbark Books in Minneapolis, Minn. Paul Emmel/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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After Tragedy, 2 Families Find Their Own Justice In Louise Erdrich's 'LaRose'

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Sound & Color Alabama Shakes
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Heaven and Hell William Onyeabor
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