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Curtis Carroll — also known as "Wall Street" — teaches prisoners at San Quentin State Prison about stocks. The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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Inmate With Stock Tips Wants To Be San Quentin's Warren Buffett

Curtis Carroll taught himself to read in prison. He also discovered a passion for finance. Now inmates and guards seek out his advice, and everyone calls him Wall Street.

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In the Upper Garden Sammy Rimington

Dyha Gresham (front, left), her older sister Briceshanay (in back) and Briceshanay's daughter Uri stand in their New Orleans home with the family's cat Sugar-Pepper and dog Selena. After Katrina, Briceshanay says, she relied on theater and the arts to help her "move through terrible and difficult times." Edmund D. Fountain for NPR hide caption

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Katrina's Emotional Legacy Includes Pain, Grief And Resilience

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I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues Nicholas Payton
Way Down Yonder in New Orleans Nicholas Payton
Soul Food II The Word
You Brought the Sunshine The Word
Gypsy Bonobo

This genetically modified yeast can convert sugar into powerful opioid drugs. Scientists working with the modified yeast strains are required to register them with the Drug Enforcement Administration and keep the yeast under lock and key. Courtesy of Christina Smolke/Stanford University hide caption

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Engineers Make Narcotics With Yeast. Is Home-Brewed Heroin Next?

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Mind Like A Diamond Kodomo

The five young stars of Straight Outta Compton. Left to right: Aldis Hodge (MC Ren), Neil Brown, Jr. (DJ Yella), Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E), O'Shea Jackson, Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre). Universal Studios hide caption

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Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A

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Straight Outta Compton N.W.A
Express Yourself Syndicate Sound Lab

Curtis Carroll — also known as "Wall Street" — teaches prisoners at San Quentin State Prison about stocks. The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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Inmate With Stock Tips Wants To Be San Quentin's Warren Buffett

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Sea Horse (Piano) Moondog & London Saxophonic
Bird's Lament Moondog & London Saxophonic
Sandalwood Moondog & London Saxophonic

At Hillary Clinton's event, Carl Babbitt raised his hand high until Clinton called on him to tell his story. Here, Babbitt holds two photos of himself — one from when he was 29, in prison serving time for murder. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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At Clinton Event, An Emotional Conversation On Substance Use

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Monica Harwell (right) and her daughter Andrea Cleveland at StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Power Worker's Legacy: Lines Installed, Doubters Defied, Daughter Inspired

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Sigue Sus Ojos Caravana
Sistema Solar Caravana

Young pigs stare out of a pen at a hog farm in North Dakota. In coming months, consumers will start to see a new label on some packages of pork: Produced "without the use of ractopamine." Will Kincaid/AP hide caption

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A Muscle Drug For Pigs Comes Out Of The Shadows

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A brown bear in its natural habitat. Wildlife ecologists in Minnesota found that black bears in their study experienced an increase in heart rate when buzzed by drones. iStockphoto hide caption

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Drones Increase Heart Rates Of Wild Bears. Too Much Stress?

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Love Song Rob Wasserman
Late Freight Twist Floyd Dixon
Land of the Sky Al Petteway & Amy White
Shady Grove Al Petteway & Amy White
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