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Fabrice Tourre, outside the courtroom. "We didn't feel any malice toward him," one of the jurors said. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Planet Money

Tourre Juror: 'We Saw Goldman As The Bigger Problem'

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Tourre Juror: 'We Saw Goldman As The Bigger Problem'

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To teens today, cars aren't important in the same way they were in American Graffiti, the 1973 film directed by George Lucas. Lucasfilm/Coppola Co/Universal hide caption

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Millennials and The Changing Car Culture

The Changing Story Of Teens And Cars

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The Changing Story Of Teens And Cars

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Amber Alerts were issued as cellphone text messages in California this week. NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

New Digital Amber Alerts Could Create A Backlash

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New Digital Amber Alerts Could Create A Backlash

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Jethro Ames uses the camera on his smartphone to take six- second videos on Vine. He's produced clips for various companies like GE Appliances and MTV. Daniel Hajek/NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

On Vine, Brands Look To Deliver Their Message In Six Seconds

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On Vine, Brands Look To Deliver Their Message In Six Seconds

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Ondelee at home before his prom. In Chicago, prom night is a big deal. Fifty percent of African-American Chicago high school students end up dropping out of high school before senior year. Ondelee graduated from Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago on June 15, and is planning to attend college. Carlos Javier Ortiz/Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting hide caption

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StoryCorps

Surviving Tragedy: 'It Brought Us Closer'

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Surviving Tragedy: 'It Brought Us Closer'

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The Mare shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the city's densest neighborhoods. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Parallels

Unease In Sprawling Rio Slum Ahead Of Police 'Pacification'

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Unease In Sprawling Rio Slum Ahead Of Police 'Pacification'

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Colorful covers of menus from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel (left) and the Monarch Room Royal Hawaiian Hotel. New York Public Library hide caption

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Old Hawaiian Menus Tell Story Of Local Fish And Their Demise

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Girls are more likely to take high school physics if they see women in their communities working in science, technology, engineering and math, a new study finds. Dominik Pabis/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Why Aren't More Girls Attracted To Physics?

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Why Aren't More Girls Attracted To Physics?

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Fiber artist Freda Fairchild at the door of her Studio Miska (Dear Little Mouse). Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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In Paducah, Artists Create Something From Nothing

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