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Coleen Schaefer (left) and Doni Sprague display a tiger pelt that was confiscated and is being stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository on the outskirts of Denver. Some 1.5 million items are being held at the facility. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is still under negotiation, would punish wildlife trafficking. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking?

A proposed U.S.-Asia trade pact calls for incorporating the issue wildlife trafficking. The goal is to slow the poaching of endangered animals such as elephants, tigers and rhinos.

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Plural Sex

Members of the Friendship Nine await a judge's motion to vacate their convictions for trespassing during a sit-in at a South Carolina diner in 1961. Debbie Elliott/for NPR hide caption

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Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest

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Tony Simmons leads a group of Johns Hopkins University students on a "justice walk" in downtown Baltimore, during which they learn about public policy, providing services, and the connections between income inequality and health. Gabriella Demczuk for NPR hide caption

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Homeless Man Encourages Others On The Streets To 'Get Up'

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Your First Light My Eventide The Echelon Effect
Trail of Tears The Budos Band
A Gozar Con Mi Combo Cachao
Mambo Sentimental Tito Puente
Hole in the Ocean Floor Andrew Bird
Bang Bang Asaf Avidan
Comin' Home Baby Booker T. & the MG's
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Christian Tengblad (right) and his fellow fare dodger are part of the group Planka.nu. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Group Urges Swedes To Evade Subway Fares, And Even Insures Against Fines

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Rafael Nadal (right) shakes hands with Tim Smyczek after winning a match at the Australian Open on Jan. 21. Rob Griffith/AP hide caption

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The Tennis Court Offers A Good Lesson For The NFL

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Dark Becomes Light The Album Leaf
Streamside The Album Leaf
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VA Steps Up Programs As More Veterans Enter Hospice Care

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Grassley Leads Senate Judiciary Panel As Loretta Lynch Hearings Begin

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Supply For Demand [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Damu the Fudgemunk
Prosper (Instrumental) Damu The Fudgemunk
Postcard from 1952 Explosions in the Sky

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Officers Ask Map App To Remove Police Tracking

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Adam Namm (left) is the U.S. ambassador to Ecuador and a member of Samay Blues Band. He performs regularly with the group and says its a way to breakaway from traditional diplomacy. Alejandro Reinoso for NPR hide caption

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Singing The Blues, A U.S. Envoy Hopes To Boost Ties With Ecuador

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Coleen Schaefer (left) and Doni Sprague display a tiger pelt that was confiscated and is being stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository on the outskirts of Denver. Some 1.5 million items are being held at the facility. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is still under negotiation, would punish wildlife trafficking. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Tiger Skins And Rhino Horns: Can A Trade Deal Halt The Trafficking?

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Song of the Caged Bird Lindsey Stirling
Elements [Orchestral Version] [*][Version] Lindsey Stirling
Sapphire Bonobo
Julian the Mountain The Mattson 2
Peaks of Yew The Mattson 2
Fat A** Joint Cujo

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