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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.

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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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Judge Orders Paul Manafort Detained Amid Witness Tampering Allegations

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Felix' Jump Walter Beltrami Panic Trio
South America's Chill Out South America's Chill Out
Van Gogh Sky Signal Hill
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The Mehlans Matt Mehlan

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

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Until Colors Run Lanterns on the Lake
Resigned Lanterna
Bar Clearing Good Times Saxon Shore

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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Beyond the Missouri Sky Charlie Haden

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

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Tropidlico The Quantic Soul Orchestra
Unwed Sailor Echo Roads

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

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Music Made for Horror Michael Crowther
Night Behind the Stars The Six Parts Seven

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