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Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

In a NASA facility just outside Washington, D.C., workers are building the James Webb Space Telescope, an $8 billion successor to the Hubble. It'll be the largest ever, and it's set to launch in 2018.

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Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

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A Walk Tycho
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Here's Why Voters Are So Anxious This Election

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Never Mess With Sunday Yppah
Happy To See You Yppah

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Analysts: Markets May Be Underestimating U.S. Economic Resilience

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Bankrupt! Phoenix
Love Like a Sunset Pt. 1 Phoenix
Sunspots Bob Mould

Brendan McInerney (front, from left), Noah Piou, Emmett Dalton and their fellow students from Roxbury Latin boys' school carry the casket of a man who was left unclaimed by family to a grave site in Fairview Cemetery on Friday. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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'Today We Are His Family': Teen Volunteers Mourn Those Who Died Alone

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At a Glance Message to Bears
Autumn Message to Bears
Ode to a Butterfly Nickel Creek
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Tim Kilroy runs a business from his home in Arlington, Mass. His insurance company quit covering the long-acting Ritalin that helps him manage his ADHD. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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Fight To Lower Drug Prices Forces Some To Switch Medication

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Doula Support For Pregnant Women Could Improve Care, Reduce Costs

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A Calf Born in Winter Khruangbin
The Recital That Never Happened Khruangbin

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Pinch Me? Some Republicans Wonder If Trump's Campaign Is An 'Ambien Dream'

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Reflexion Mouse on the Keys
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Rob Oberg delivers oil to a home in south central Vermont. He works for Keyser Energy in Proctor, Vt., which provides heating fuel to about 5,000 customers. Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Homeowners Who Played The Odds On Oil Heating Costs Lose Out

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