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For South Korea's LGBT Community, An Uphill Battle For Rights

This month's pride celebration in Seoul drew more people than ever. But protesters also showed up in force. Christian activists insist the socially conservative country won't accept sexual minorities.

The first sign of successful in vitro fertilization, after co-injection of a gene-correcting enzyme and sperm from a donor with a genetic mutation known to cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Courtesy of OHSU hide caption

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Scientists Precisely Edit DNA In Human Embryos To Fix A Disease Gene

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The site where developer Keith Rubenstein and partners plan to build a luxury residential complex on the waterfront in Mott Haven, one of the poorest communities in New York City. Jessica Gould/WNYC hide caption

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Forget 'The Bronx Is Burning.' These Days, The Bronx Is Gentrifying

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For South Korea's LGBT Community, An Uphill Battle For Rights

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This image of the Earth rising over the moon was the first one recovered by the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project. NASA / LOIRP hide caption

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From Family Snapshots To NASA Photos, Archivists Aim To Solve Preservation Puzzles

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A Wells Fargo Bank branch office in San Francisco. The bank acknowledges it signed up nearly 500,000 auto-loan customers for insurance they didn't need. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Snatched My Car? Wells Fargo Did

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Maine's lobster fleet has a growing number of women who, like Sadie Samuels, are running their own boats, and busting stereotypes along the way. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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More Women Move Into Maine's Rough And Risky World Of Lobstering

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Bao Phi hopes his poetry book Thousand Star Hotel and his children's book A Different Pond can fill the hole in Asian-American literature that he saw when he was a kid. Anna Min/Courtesy of Capstone Publishing hide caption

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The Poet Bao Phi, On Creating A 'Guidebook' For Young Asian-Americans

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After the success of their 2014 collaboration "Bailando," Descemer Bueno and Enrique Iglesias have come together for another hit: "Subeme La Radio." Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for AEG Live hide caption

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'Súbeme La Radio' Is Cuba's Heartbreak Anthem Of The Summer

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