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Entering the control room at Three Mile Island Unit 1 is like stepping back in time. Except for a few digital screens and new counters, much of the equipment is original to 1974, when the plant began generating electricity. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Environment And Energy Collaborative

As Nuclear Struggles, A New Generation Of Engineers Is Motivated By Climate Change

The number of people graduating with nuclear engineering degrees has more than tripled since 2001. Many say they are motivated by climate change.

Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at District Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday. A judge ordered him to jail ahead of his trial in connection with alleged witness tampering. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Judge Orders Paul Manafort Detained Amid Witness Tampering Allegations

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Judge Orders Paul Manafort Detained Amid Witness Tampering Allegations

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Entering the control room at Three Mile Island Unit 1 is like stepping back in time. Except for a few digital screens and new counters, much of the equipment is original to 1974, when the plant began generating electricity. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Environment And Energy Collaborative

As Nuclear Struggles, A New Generation Of Engineers Is Motivated By Climate Change

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As Nuclear Struggles, A New Generation Of Engineers Is Motivated By Climate Change

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In separate remarks to reporters at the White House on Friday, President Trump insisted he wanted to see Congress pass legislation that would end his administration's policy of separating migrant families at the border. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Injects Chaos Into Immigration Debate — Opposing, Then Backing GOP Bill

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La Guardia Cross and his daughters Amalah, 3, and Nayely, 1. Courtesy of La Guardia Cross hide caption

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How A Dad Filmed His Early Days Of Fatherhood And Became A YouTube Star

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In Drawn Together a boy and his grandfather paint themselves as heroes. "I wanted to have a book that was both emotionally resonant but also exciting for kids," says author Minh Lê. (A "very ferocious" dragon appears a few pages later.) Dan Santat/Disney-Hyperion hide caption

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Struggling For Words, A Boy And His Grandfather Are 'Drawn Together' At Last

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Our famous Summer Reader Poll lurches to life, dripping grave-dirt and bits of glowing green, ready to hear all about your favorite horror novels and stories. What sends a shiver down your spine? Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Summer Reader Poll 2018: Horror

It's Aliiiiiive! This Year, Our Summer Reader Poll Is All About Horror

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It's Aliiiiiive! This Year, Our Summer Reader Poll Is All About Horror

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