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In Eugène Delacroix's 1827 lithograph, Mephistopheles Aloft, 1827, a demon flies over a dark city. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/The J. Paul Getty Museum hide caption

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Fine Art

For 19th Century French Artists, 'Noir' Was The New Black

After the Industrial Revolution, artists started getting creative with some newly available black materials. An exhibit at LA's Getty museum celebrates their exploration of the shadows.

Brittney Mills (center) stands with her mother, Barbara (left), and a family friend at her baby shower days before Brittney was killed. Aarti Shahani/NPR; Original photo courtesy of Barbara Mills hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Mom Asks: Who Will Unlock Murdered Daughter's iPhone?

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Mom Asks: Who Will Unlock Murdered Daughter's iPhone?

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An oil field truck is used to make a transfer at oil-storage tanks in Williston, N.D., in 2014. It was atop tanks like these that oil worker Dustin Bergsing, 21, was found dead. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Mysterious Death Reveals Risk In Federal Oil Field Rules

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Mysterious Death Reveals Risk In Federal Oil Field Rules

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The modern broiler, or meat chicken, grows incredibly fast. But some critics say the bird — and the flavor of its meat — may suffer as a result. Whole Foods wants all of its suppliers to shift to slower-growing chicken breeds, like this one, seen at Arkansas-based Crystal Lake Farms. Courtesy of Crystal Lake Farms hide caption

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The Salt

Why Whole Foods Wants A Slower-Growing Chicken

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Why Whole Foods Wants A Slower-Growing Chicken

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In Eugène Delacroix's 1827 lithograph, Mephistopheles Aloft, 1827, a demon flies over a dark city. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/The J. Paul Getty Museum hide caption

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For 19th Century French Artists, 'Noir' Was The New Black

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Terrell Walker says that her apartment in Washington, D.C., has mold and problems with heating and old appliances. She's been withholding rent in an effort to get her landlord to fix up the apartment. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Low-Income Renters Squeezed Between Too-High Rents And Subpar Housing

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Paul Hornback was a senior engineer and analyst for the U.S. Army when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six years ago at age 55. His wife, Sarah, had to retire 18 months ago to care for him full time. Courtesy of the Hornbeck family hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Big Financial Costs Are Part Of Alzheimer's Toll On Families

3 min

Big Financial Costs Are Part Of Alzheimer's Toll On Families

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