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Wounded rebel fighters sit in the back of an ambulance in Aleppo on Thursday. The Syrian government and its Russian allies declared a pause in the fighting and urged rebels to leave the eastern part of the city, but clashes broke out Thursday. George Ourfalian /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stark Choice In Aleppo: Flee Or Face More Attacks

Syria and Russia have paused the bombing of the Syrian city and told fighters to leave. But it's seen as part of a brutal strategy used elsewhere in Syria.

Blackbird Special The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Pick Up the Pieces The Average White Band

A Wonder Woman display at Comic-Con International 2016 shows the evolution of her incredible shrinking costume. Matt Cowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Wonder Woman Suited To Be A U.N. Ambassador?

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Hired Goons
Shangri La James Tillman

Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., is one of several New York state prisons under scrutiny for incidents involving officers' excessive use of force. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Reports Of Prison Guard Brutality In New York Draw A Harsh Spotlight

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Aspiring Internet star Huang Xian'er (right) live-streams a chat with a guest about hiking around Beijing. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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China's Internet Stars Embrace Lowbrow — And Aim For High Profits

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We Can Live In the Forest Ernest Gonzales
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Inner Babylon Sons of Kemet

Fortunate Nyakupinda earns a living by selling secondhand clothes from the back of her car. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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A Woman Named Fortunate Doesn't See Good Fortune Ahead In Zimbabwe

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What Profit Dwele

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Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence, Or Gamble With Their Lives?

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Wounded rebel fighters sit in the back of an ambulance in Aleppo on Thursday. The Syrian government and its Russian allies declared a pause in the fighting and urged rebels to leave the eastern part of the city, but clashes broke out Thursday. George Ourfalian /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stark Choice In Aleppo: Flee Or Face More Attacks

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Artangel co-director James Lingwood has been struck by how much time visitors are spending at the exhibition. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reading Gaol, Where Oscar Wilde Was Imprisoned, Unlocks Its Gates For Art

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So Stoked Eliot Lipp