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Businessman John Brunner is making his first run for elective office in the Missouri Senate race. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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GOP Has Big Hopes For Missouri Senate Race

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Rosa Maria Soto protests Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio outside the federal courthouse on July 19 in Phoenix. It was the first day of a trial that accuses Arpaio's office of racially profiling Latinos. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Ariz. Activists Rally For Votes Against Sheriff Arpaio

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A homemade drone over Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley, Calif. Hobbyists and commercial manufacturers are anticipating new rules governing their domestic use. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Drones: From War Weapon To Homemade Toy

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Former Canadian diplomat and U.N. envoy Robert Fowler (center, front row) was kidnapped in 2008 by al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and held for more than four months. He says al-Qaida's recent rise in Mali should be seen as a serious threat to Western interests. Courtesy of Robert Fowler hide caption

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A Diplomat's Extended Visit With Al-Qaida In Mali

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The European hornet, or vespa crabro, helps make wine by kickstarting the fermentation process while the grapes are still on the vine. Otto Hahn/Getty Images/Picture Press RM hide caption

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Thank The Simple Wasp For That Complex Glass Of Wine

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Emily Macri looks over a college brochure with her mother, Maureen O'Brien, in Kingman, Ariz. Macri is transferring to Northern Arizona University so that she can pay in-state tuition. Courtesy of Emily Macri hide caption

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Families Make Big Changes To Pay For College

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In the 1970s, minimalist artist Donald Judd moved to Marfa, Texas, where he created giant works of art that bask beneath vast desert skies. In the years since, Marfa has emerged as a hot spot for art tourism. Art (c) Judd Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY hide caption

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Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town

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