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Varsity football captain Nahshon Ellerbe is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Jeffrey McWhorter/Trinity Christian Academy hide caption

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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.

Guinea's Grand Imam, El Hadj Mamadou Saliou Camara, tells his fellow clerics: "If there is any doubt at all, then no one must touch the body." Kevin Leahy /NPR hide caption

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Guinea's Grand Imam Pulls No Punches In His Ebola Message

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Varsity football captain Nahshon Ellerbe is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Jeffrey McWhorter/Trinity Christian Academy hide caption

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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

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Ultrasound is often used for prenatal screening. It's just one of several prenatal screenings available to pregnant women. iStockphoto hide caption

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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

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A polar bear walks in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.The Obama administration is proposing new protections in the region that would ban mining and drilling. Subhankar Banerjee/AP hide caption

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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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High school athlete Graham Hill, number 50, suffered a concussion in 2013 while playing football at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Courtesy of Jeffrey McWhorter hide caption

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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

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