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Iranians Wait And Wonder If A New Dawn Is Coming

NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles three Iranians who discuss their dreams — and hopes that have been dashed previously.

Mohamed Magid, imam with the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, speaks during in September during an anti-extremism news conference. He says that if someone with dangerous views comes to his mosque, he first tries to correct them, but reports them to authorities if necessary. Michael Reynolds/EPA/Landov hide caption

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More Muslim Groups Voice Willingness To Combat Extremism In Their Faith

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Hole in the Ocean Floor Andrew Bird
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Night of the Skeptic Tin Hat Trio

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As 'Hollywood Jobs' Turns 10, We Follow Up With The Folks In The Credits

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Hooray for Hollywood Don Swan & His Orchestra
Five and Nine Last Lungs

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Iranians Wait And Wonder If A New Dawn Is Coming

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Daramad [Instrumental] Masters of Persian Music
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Blood Money (Part 2) Capone-N-Noreaga
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How One Of Gospel's Essential Songs Gave 'Selma' Its Soul

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Take My Hand, Precious Lord Beyonce
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A crib sheet created to aid police-student interactions might be the first of its kind. The sheet was created by Akron, Ohio, high school students with help from the city's police department. M.L. Schultze /WKSU hide caption

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For Students In Ohio, A Crib Sheet For Interacting With Police

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Before We Leave Chuck Inglish
I Was Seeing Stars Chuck Inglish
Sunny Wings Chuck Inglish

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The World Could Be On The Verge Of Losing A Powerful Malaria Drug

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Life Breath Dave Cumes M.D.
Bane's Grave Tony Furtado & Dirk Powell

Trucks move containers at the Port of Long Beach in California on Tuesday. Contract negotiations between dockworkers and shipping companies have led to a slowdown on the piers. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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U.S. West Coast Port Dispute Forces Shippers To Find Alternatives

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Whipped Cream Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
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Solaris Marc Ribot
Hey Ya Booker T
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