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The collapsed 35W bridge in Minneapolis seen on August 2, 2007. Morry Gash/AP hide caption

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10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling

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Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse. Eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses. Joseph Okpako/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Planning To Watch The Eclipse? Here's What You Need To Protect Your Eyes

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Planning To Watch The Eclipse? Here's What You Need To Protect Your Eyes

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Białowieża National Park which spans 350,000 acres in Poland and Belarus is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Poland Clashes With European Union Over Logging In Primeval Forest

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Poland Clashes With European Union Over Logging In Primeval Forest

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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee performing "Despacito" onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino

What's Behind The Success Of 'Despacito'?

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What's Behind The Success Of 'Despacito'?

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New signs in Boston encourage bystanders to intervene if they see Muslims being harassed. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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New Campaign Teaches How To Help When A Muslim Is Harassed

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Hip-hop artist MC Kay's song "January Money," about the compensation owed fishermen from a 2009 oil spill, spread throughout Ogoniland and resonated with his community. Banning Eyre/NPR hide caption

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Young Musicians Call For Change In Ogoniland, Nigeria

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