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Andrea Towson used heroin for more than three decades. After a near-death experience with fentanyl, she sought help. Shelby Knowles/NPR hide caption

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'That Fentanyl, That's Death': A Story Of Recovery In Baltimore

Andrea Towson was known in West Baltimore as the go-to person for help getting high. Last year, she nearly died from a fentanyl overdose. "Thank God for another day," she says.

A popular Turkish baklava shop, Faruk Güllüoğlu, is one of nearly 1,000 companies expropriated by the Turkish government since last year's failed coup. The company is now run by a government trustee. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Turkish Businesses Snagged In Government's Post-Coup Crackdown

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One Second Every Day Lyle Workman
Inner Babylon Sons of Kemet

Andrea Towson used heroin for more than three decades. After a near-death experience with fentanyl, she sought help. Shelby Knowles/NPR hide caption

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'That Fentanyl — That's Death': A Story Of Recovery In Baltimore

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Just Born Dan Romer
Money Trees Kendrick Lamar & Jay Rock

University of Vermont medical students in the school's new Larner classroom, built to facilitate the active learning environment. Andy Duback/Courtesy of Larner College of Medicine hide caption

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Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures

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Love Born Matisyahu
In the House of Yes Mr Twin Sister, Vivian Chang et. al.
Merci Stromae

This mosaic panel of peonies, made of inlaid iridized glass and bronze, was made circa 1900–1910. The Corning Museum of Glass hide caption

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The Corning Museum of Glass

Tiffany Is Known For Lamps And Stained Glass, But He Made Magical Mosaics, Too

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Glider Tycho
Small Room Syndrome Flevans
Time's Up Linn Mori
Soul Power Kokolo

The goals of the planetary protection officer are to protect the Earth and to protect other planets from being contaminated by substances from Earth during exploration. NASA hide caption

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be NASA's Next Planetary Protection Officer?

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