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A rebel fighter fires toward Syrian government forces in the Bab al-Nasr district of Aleppo's Old City, earlier this month. The city has been a major battleground for the past six months. Olivier Voisin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Months Of Combat, And No Victor In Syria's Biggest City

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A woman wears a mask while walking in a park near the China Central Television Tower, background, on a hazy day in Beijing. The elderly, children and those suffering from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases are advised to stay indoors to reduce exposure to polluted air. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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Beijing's 'Airpocalypse' Spurs Pollution Controls, Public Pressure

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Insomniax David Arkenstone
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As religious as this country may be, many Americans are not religious at all. The group of religiously unaffiliated — dubbed €œ"nones" €-- has been growing. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Losing Our Religion: The Growth Of The 'Nones'

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Closing: Hick's Farewell Andrea Zonn
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Hepatitis C patient Nancy Turner shows Kathleen Coleman, a nurse practitioner, where a forearm rash, a side effect of her treatment, has healed. Turner is one of many patients with hepatitis C experimenting with new drugs to beat back the virus. Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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As Hepatitis C Sneaks Up On Baby Boomers, Treatment Options Grow

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A student walks past a sculpture made of empty water bottles on the University of Vermont campus. UVM has banned the sale of bottled water. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Better Bring Your Own: University Of Vermont Bans Bottled Water

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke with NPR in December at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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A Justice Deliberates: Sotomayor On Love, Health And Family

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You and Me Michel Camilo
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From Within Michel Camilo
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Critics Decry Looser Rules For Inauguration Fundraising

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Presilla's Ecuadorian Spicy Onion and Tamarillo Salsa, made right in David Greene's kitchen. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Cross-Culture Cilantro Sauce And Other Secrets Of 'Gran Cocina Latina'

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