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Pope Francis speaks to Lutheran pilgrims at the Vatican on Oct. 13. The pope is traveling to Lund, Sweden — where the Lutheran World Federation was founded 70 years ago — on Monday to take part in the yearlong commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, launched by Martin Luther in 1517. AP hide caption

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Pope Francis Reaches Out To Honor The Man Who Splintered Christianity

Martin Luther created one of Christianity's greatest rifts when he denounced the Catholic Church in 1517. But Pope Francis is taking part in the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Republican Stephanie Hill (left) and Democrat Rie Frisa of Nevada are neighbors with opposing political views who support each other's voting decision. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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Nevada Neighbors Favor Different Presidential Candidates

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The Social Science Research Behind Political Campaign Ads

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The skyline in Tel Aviv, the business capital of Israel. Some business leaders are calling for more Arabs in management. Arabs account for about 20 percent of Israel's citizens, but less than 1 percent of managers. JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Israel, A Push To Get More Arabs Into Management

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CMYK BadBadNotGood

"[Putin] created what we call in Russia an atmosphere of hatred," Nadya Tolokonnikova says. "And that's what Donald Trump is doing here right now." YouTube hide caption

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Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova On Her New Anti-Trump Song

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Thousands will watch the action as two teams duel with their fantasy characters and large swords during the League of Legends World Championship Finals in Los Angeles this weekend. Viewers will watch on large screens like they did during Paris Game Week. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E-Sports Athletes Command The Game Just As Much As NBA Stars

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Pope Francis speaks to Lutheran pilgrims at the Vatican on Oct. 13. The pope is traveling to Lund, Sweden — where the Lutheran World Federation was founded 70 years ago — on Monday to take part in the yearlong commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, launched by Martin Luther in 1517. AP hide caption

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The Pope Commemorates The Reformation That Split Western Christianity

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Jasmine Pacheco and her mother, Carmen Pacheco-Jones, on their recent visit with StoryCorps in Spokane, Wash. StoryCorps hide caption

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Out Of The 'Wreckage Of The Past,' A Family Salvaged By Love

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Old Loutest (Instrumental) Weinland

The debit card the European Union is funding for 1 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, shown in a mock-up, would provide about $30 per person per month to each family member. The idea is to help the refugees in Turkey and keep them from going to countries in Europe. Gokce Saracoglu for NPR hide caption

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Europe's Aid Plan For Syrian Refugees: A Million Debit Cards

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Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird
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