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President Obama speaks at a news conference Tuesday. He addressed the use of chemical weapons in Syria and said he's weighing his options. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How Will Obama Make His Case On Syria?

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The Final View Nujabes

Students at the Lady Mechanic Initiative in Lagos, Nigeria, work on cars in their open air workshop. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Lady Mechanic Initiative Trains Women For 'The Best Job'

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Jump Kris Kross
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The New York City Council is considering a number of regulations on cigarettes, including raising the minimum age for buying cigarettes to 21. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Tobacco Regulations Light Up Public Health Debate

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Part III: Atlantique Nord Thomas Savy
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Part V: My Big Apple Thomas Savy
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Although a flying pig doesn't exist in the real world, our brains use what we know about pigs and birds — and superheroes — to create one in our mind's eye when we hear or read those words. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Imagine A Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape In The Brain

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Stillness Jacob Varmus
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The Schwarzman Scholars program, planned for the campus of Beijing's Tsinghua University, is described as "a 21st century college designed to inspire interchange." Artist's rendering courtesy of Robert A.M. Stern Architects hide caption

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A Rhodes-Like Scholarship For Study In China

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Union Road Jacques Pellarin Trio
Karenita Jacques Pellarin Trio

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Recovery Begins For Mother, Daughter Injured In Boston

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Experience Ludovico Einaudi

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Iggy Pop: 'What Happens When People Disappear'

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The Departed Iggy & the Stooges
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Barry Lyndon — Stanley Kubrick's 1975 costume epic, with Marisa Berenson as a noblewoman targeted for seduction and marriage by the titular antihero — is among the films that made the cut when NPR asked Sopranos creator David Chase to pick a few must-watch movies for the Morning Edition audience. Sunset Boulevard/Corbis hide caption

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Watch This: David Chase's Must-See Movies

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