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Can you guess which eyes belong to what animal? Top row, from left: cuttlefish, lion, goat. Bottom row, from left: domestic cat, horse, gecko. Top row: iStockphoto; bottom row: Flickr hide caption

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Eye Shapes Of The Animal World Hint At Differences In Our Lifestyles

Tigers have round pupils, but domestic cats have vertical slits in the center of their eyes. What gives? A census of the shapes of animals' pupils suggests size and way of life each play a big role.

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Obama Hopes To Seize Momentum For Criminal Justice Reform

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Hillary Clinton has already turned over 30,000 emails. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Clinton Team To Release Private Email Server She Used As Secretary Of State

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Valdelice Da Silva Dias Salum, 77, says she channels the spirits of famous painters to create her artwork. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Brazil's Mediums Channel Dead Artists. Is It Worship Or Just Delusion?

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Eye Shapes Of The Animal World Hint At Differences In Our Lifestyles

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Jubin Fallahi enjoys a smoke at the Medina Hookah Lounge in Seattle. There are 11 known hookah lounges in the city, and the mayor wants to shut them all down. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Seattle Declares War On Hookah Lounges

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket Ceremony in Canton, Ohio, on Thursday. The NFL Players Union has sued to get a judge to void Goodell's four-game suspension of Tom Brady in the "deflategate" scandal. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Deford: When 'Deflategate' Dust Settles, Put Goodell Out To Pasture

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admitted last September that he "got it wrong" when it came to handling the recent Ray Rice incident, pledging that he will get it right. Dennis Van Tine /UPI/Landov hide caption

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NFL's Effort To Combat Domestic Violence May Go For The Long Game

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A clampdown on contamination in growing fields has pushed out wildlife and destroyed habitats. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Don't Fear The Wild Animals, Researchers Tell Salad-Makers

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'Little House On The Prairie' Actress Runs For Congress. Can She Win?

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