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Members of the 18th Street gang announce a truce during a press conference at a prison in San Pedro Sula on May 28. Leonel Cruz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Honduras Claims Unwanted Title Of World's Murder Capital

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Boards of Canada's new album is titled Tomorrow's Harvest. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Boards Of Canada Tap A Devout Following To Push New Album

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Supporters of Saeed Jalili, Iran's top nuclear negotiator and a candidate in Iran's June 14 presidential election, attend a street campaign after Friday prayers in Tehran on June 7. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Despite Limited Election Choices, Iranians Eager To Be Heard

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Annie Glenn, Rene Carpenter, Louise Shepard, Betty Grissom, Trudy Cooper and Marjorie Slayton attend a luncheon held in their honor by the American Newspaper Women's Club on April 27, 1962, in Washington, D.C. Mercury Seven wife Josephine Schirra is not pictured. Harvey Georges/AP hide caption

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With Space-Bound Hubbies, 'Astrowives' Became 'First Reality Stars'

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With U.S. cattle herds at their lowest levels since the 1950s and corn feed prices on the rise, beef prices are on the rise. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Why You'll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year

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Why You'll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year

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Antonio Basualdo Solorzano has worked at the Ladder Ranch in south-central Wyoming for eight years. On his wages as a guest worker, he's supported seven children back home in Peru. Sara Hossaini for NPR hide caption

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Immigration Bill May Keep Wage Exemption For Foreign Herders

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In basketball, as in life, we may dutifully celebrate the aggregate, but we'™re always spellbound by the exceptional. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Basketball: The 'Ultimate Contradiction'

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Basketball: The 'Ultimate Contradiction'

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Tyler Saladino plays for the Birmingham Barons, the AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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Major League Dreams

Minor Leaguer Takes Mature Strides To Become Better

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Minor Leaguer Takes Mature Strides To Become Better

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