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Ogechi Ukachu, one of the registered nurses recently hired to help staff D.C.'s "Right Care Right Now" program, takes a training call at the city's 911 call center. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Can Triage Nurses Help Prevent 911 Overload?

One in four calls to the Washington, D.C., 911 line isn't an emergency. The city now has triage nurses working with dispatchers to get callers with less urgent needs a same-day clinic visit instead.

There are variations in the appearance of severely bleached corals. Here, the coral displays pink fluorescing tissue signalling heat stress. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/ Gergely Torda hide caption

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Climate Change Is Killing Coral On The Great Barrier Reef

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Protester Jack Willis, 26, demonstrates outside a Starbucks in Philadelphia. Police arrested two black men who were waiting inside a Center City Starbucks which prompted an apology from the company's CEO. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lesson In How To Overcome Implicit Bias

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An illustration from 1870 shows Prehistoric men using wooden clubs and stone axe to fend off an attacks by a large cave bear. The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) was a species of bear that lived in Europe during the Pleistocene and became extinct at the beginning of the Last Glacial Maximum, about 27,500 years ago. Mammoths can be seen in the background. British Library/Science Source hide caption

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New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

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Novelist Richard Powers moved to Tennessee after first visiting the Smoky Mountains — shown above, at sunset — for research. NPS hide caption

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Novelist Richard Powers Finds New Stories Deep In Old Growth Forests

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Cans are lined up at the Pacific Coast Producers plant in Oroville, Calif. The company, which cans fruits for sale in supermarkets, says new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel imports will eat into its profits. Rick King Design hide caption

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For One California Company, Trump's Tariffs Have Unintended Consequences

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Outgoing European human rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks (L) shares a joke with the Dalai Lama at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, in 2016. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's A Very Different World Now,' Says Outgoing Human Rights Commissioner

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Ogechi Ukachu, one of the registered nurses recently hired to help staff D.C.'s "Right Care Right Now" program, takes a training call at the city's 911 call center. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Can Triage Nurses Help Prevent 911 Overload?

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A daily edition of The Columbian passes overhead at the paper's printing press in Vancouver, Wash. Natalie Behring/Getty Images hide caption

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Tariffs On Canadian Newsprint Choke Already Troubled American Papers

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Asylum-seeker Allan Monga, 19, won Maine's Poetry Out Loud competition in March. But he's been barred from the national competition because he's not a citizen or permanent resident. Courtesy of the Maine Arts Commission hide caption

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Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To Poetry

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Bernie Dalton (right) and Essence Goldman (center) signing copies of Bernie And The Believer's album Connection Courtesy of Essence Goldman hide caption

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'He Wants To Be Remembered': Tiny Desk Contestant Finds His Voice While Fighting ALS

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