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Finding A Way Home Through 'The Door Of No Return'

Gene Demby thought a visit to Ghana for a wedding would be fun and uncomplicated, but it sent him down a road of introspection about black fatherhood and its connection to America's original sin.

A man watches a TV news program showing a file image of missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 20. The U.S. military said it detected a failed North Korean missile launch that day. The U.S. Strategic Command issued a statement late Wednesday saying it presumed the missile was a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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Even With Failures, North Korea's Nuclear Program Races Ahead

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Take Out Brian Witzig
Power Moves, Baby Inf

This image taken in 2012 shows part of the Crosson Ice Shelf (center left) and Mount Murphy (foreground) on the western edge of Antarctica. Thwaites Ice Shelf lies beyond the highly fractured expanse of ice (center). John Sonntag/Nature hide caption

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Antarctica's Ice Sheets Are Melting Faster — And From Beneath

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Pam Rector (left) with her daughter Grace became a single mother by choice when she was ready to have a child. Liv Aannestad is expecting her first child in March through the same process, and like all expecting parents she has some questions. Courtesy of Pam Rector/Courtesy of Liv Aannestad hide caption

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Single Moms By Choice Don't Need To Do It Alone

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Became Atmosphere
Love Kaminsky

A young Haitian suffering from cholera symptoms receives medical attention Saturday at Saint Antoine Hospital of Jeremie in southwestern Haiti. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Linked To Haiti Cholera Outbreak, U.N. Considers Paying Millions In Compensation

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Cori Bargmann is applying her training as a neuroscientist to shaping the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's ambitious agenda. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hide caption

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Applying A Silicon Valley Approach To Jump-Start Medical Research

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Teakwood Betz Perpetual Groove
Kefi Harald Kindseth
Too Much Birthday People Under the Stairs

Karen Lorne, diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in July, volunteers weekly with her certified therapy dog, Bailey, at the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill, N.C. Courtesy of Karen Lorne hide caption

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Simplified Study Aims To Quickly Test A Long-Shot ALS Treatment

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Looking out at the Atlantic Ocean from Elmina Castle, I felt the pull of different forebears. Courtesy of Kainaz Amaria hide caption

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Finding A Way Home Through 'The Door Of No Return'

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Way of the Samurai Deceptikon
Jealous of Roses Bibio
Sultan Monster Rally
Duck Hunt The Mighty Imperials

Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer went undercover with the Three Percent United Patriots border militia group. Winni Wintermeyer/Courtesy of Mother Jones hide caption

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What A Reporter Learned When He Infiltrated An Arizona Militia Group

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Chasing Clouds Kinobe
First Cold War Kids
Time Won't Tell El-P

A man takes a selfie near a picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping at an exhibition at a military museum in Beijing on Monday. Xi is expected to use an important meeting this week to re-emphasize his anti-graft campaign. Analysts say the campaign is also used to go after rival factions within the Communist Party. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Behind China's Anti-Graft Campaign, A Drive To Crush Rivals

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Stutter EMEFE
Pangaea Visionaries

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We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

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Four Mr. Cooper
The Hustle Alan Wilkis

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