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This rare 1700s robe volante, or "flying dress," was recently purchased by Palais Galliera, a fashion museum in Paris. Joan de Jean hide caption

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Art & Design

Vive Le Confort! For Corseted Courtiers, This Dress Was A French Revolution

A really old French dress has sold for more than $150,000. The brocade gown is an exquisite example of the loose-fitting dresses that women — fed up with restrictive bodices — embraced in the 1700s.

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last month in support of Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Adviser Says One Of The GOP Nominee's Signature Plans Is 'Not Workable'

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Without a Tremor Zombie Western
Bateau Lights At Sea

A growing number of states are now mandating some sort of education around sexual assault in public schools. A-Digit/Getty Images hide caption

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To Prevent Sexual Assault, Schools And Parents Start Lessons Early

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Please Keep War Stories to a Minimum Motionless
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Night Squall Balmorhea
The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen Anna Laube

A protester receives medical attention after tear gas was used during a demonstration in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5. Joao Velozo for NPR hide caption

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Controversy Grows In Rio Over Political Protests During Olympics

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Toy Soldiers Ben Williams
Black Villain Music Ben Williams

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Vive Le Confort! For Corseted Courtiers, This Dress Was A French Revolution

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Artist Butch Anthony created a drive-thru museum of odd items in Seale, Ala. Timothy Hursley /Courtesy of Butch Anthony hide caption

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An Alabama Museum You Can Enjoy From The Driver's Seat

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Concertino for jew's-harp & mandora in F [[Part 4]] Munich Chamber Orchestra, Hans Stadlmair (conductor)
Differential Lymbyc Systym
Tower Jizue
Ghost Dance Lite

Lezley McSpadden (right) led a march to the street where her son, Michael Brown, died two years ago in Ferguson, Mo. Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, is dressed in blue, and Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, is dressed in white. Both Eric Garner and Tamir Rice died in high-profile incidents with police. Durrie Bouscaren/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Revisiting Ferguson: 2 Years After The Shooting Of Michael Brown

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