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As Boy Peers Curiously Over Border Wall, His Artist Asks: 'What Is He Thinking?'

JR, a French street artist, hasn't answered that question — and that's the point. His massive artwork on the border, which coincided with the decision to rescind DACA, is the "start of a discussion."

Loco's Lament Tommy Guerrero
Time Is the Enemy Quantic
Sunny's Song Benevento-Russo Duo
Nova Burial & Four Tet

Third-year students at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine learn how to trim crowns and prep a tooth for a crown. They're also learning to deal with the aftereffects, studying alternatives to opioids for pain relief. Jessica Cheung/NPR hide caption

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Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids

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Mom's Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips

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As Hurricane Irma Nears, Gasoline Is In Short Supply For Floridians

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Kong Bonobo
Second Cut [Re-Edit] James Clarke

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As Boy Peers Curiously Over Border Wall, His Artist Asks: 'What Is He Thinking?'

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Reckoning San Fermin
Black Disciples Ernest Ranglin & Monty Alexander
Pixie George Winston
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Sixteen RAC
Sapphire Bonobo
With Rainy Eyes
Sure Thing Miguel
Carnival Kevin Eubanks

Maggie Gyllenhaal plays Candy, a prostitute who begins to see a way off the street, in HBO's The Deuce. Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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In 'The Deuce,' Sex Isn't Titillating — It's Business

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Ritmo De Amor Los Macuanos

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