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Rep. John Conyers, D- Mich., faces a tough re-election campaign after serving Detroit for 24 consecutive terms. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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After 47 Years In Congress, Conyers Faces New Day

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Les and Eddie Billy Martin/Wil Blades
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Yang Weidong interviews a subject for his documentary project "Signal," which finds that the vast majority of China's intellectuals yearn most for freedom. He plans to interview 500 of China's top thinkers for the project. Courtesy Yang Weidong hide caption

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What China's Thinkers Need Most Is Also Most Elusive

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When a raindrop hits a mosquito, the mosquito and drop join together, and the mosquito rides the drop for about a thousandth of a second before its wings, which act like kites, pull it out of the water. CDC Public Health Image Library hide caption

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Splish Splat? Why Raindrops Don't Kill Mosquitoes

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Tunisian women walk through the narrow streets of Tunis' medina, or marketplace. Compared to women in other Arab countries, Tunisian women have had access to education and job opportunities for decades. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Tunisian Women Turn Revolution Into Opportunity

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Geneva Hunter (left), who runs the secretarial operations for a Washington, D.C., law firm, decided to take a hands-on approach to her mother's care and moved Ida Christian, 89, into her Maryland home. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Caring For Aging Relative: 'To Give Her A Good Life'

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Venus passes between Earth and the sun during its last transit on June 8, 2004, as seen from Manila, Philippines. The next transit of Venus will be in 2117. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Rare Transit Of Venus 'A Beautiful Event'

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In Nature's Realm (V prírode), concert overture, B. 168 (Op. 91) Zuill Bailey, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Jun Märkl (conductor)
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