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The Juno spacecraft, seen above Jupiter in this artist's rendering. Juno's primary mission is to improve our understanding of Jupiter's formation and evolution. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Three New NASA Missions Will Tour The Solar System

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The original sign for Dude's Daylight Donuts had hung on Main Street in Joplin for decades. Here it sits in the public works yard. Frank Morris for NPR hide caption

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After Twister, Joplin Holds On To Broken Relics

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry looks on during a speech at a Boy Scout ceremony in June aboard the USS Midway in San Diego. At that dinner, he said the federal government is rudderless. Now, he's calling for a "day of prayer and fasting on behalf of our nation." Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Rick Perry's Religious Revival Sparks A Holy War

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Michael Harvey's novels focus on cop-turned-P.I. Michael Kelly and his life and work in the Windy City. Citizen Erased! via Flikr hide caption

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P.I. Kelly: Hot On The Trail Of Crime In Chicago

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