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Joseph Burden (third row, third from right) with his graduating class at Washington, D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department training academy in 1960. Every officer on the force was required to work the day of the March on Washington. Courtesy of Joseph Burden hide caption

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Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat

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Katie Doderer, with dad Mark, big sister Emily, and mom Marcy, has a rare medical condition that requires 24-hour use of a ventilator. courtesy of the Doderer family hide caption

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Kids With Costly Medical Issues Get Help, But Not Enough

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Candy-flavored cigars like these in a shop in Albany, N.Y., are the focus of efforts to restrict sales of sweet-flavored tobacco. Hans Pennink/Associated Press hide caption

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Sweet Cigarillos And Cigars Lure Youths To Tobacco, Critics Say

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U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter near Dahla Dam, Afghanistan in July 2012. Ho/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pain, Loss And Tears Come With Medal Of Honor

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Afghanistan and Pakistan, countries that have a history of tense relations, played their first soccer match in nearly 40 years when they met Aug. 20 in Kabul. Afghanistan (in red) won 3-0. Omar Sobhani/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Pakistan And Afghanistan, Soccer As Reconciliation

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Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., speaks at the Rice Expo in Stuttgart, Ark., on Aug. 2. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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In Arkansas, The Senate Battle Is Already Brutal

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A potsticker prepared by Chef Scott Drewno at the Washington, D.C., restaurant The Source. Heather Rousseau for NPR hide caption

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In the Beginning, There Were ... Dumplings?

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