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In central Damascus, it's clear that President Bashar Assad is firmly in control. People close to the regime and government officials say the mood in the city is "better" as regime forces make gains in rebel-held areas. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

As Syrian Government Forces Advance, The War Could Be At A Turning Point

After more than five years of fighting, President Bashar Assad's military is making significant advances against rebels in Aleppo and is subduing the restive suburbs of Damascus.

In central Damascus, it's clear that President Bashar Assad is firmly in control. People close to the regime and government officials say the mood in the city is "better" as regime forces make gains in rebel-held areas. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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As Syrian Government Forces Advance, The War Could Be At A Turning Point

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The walls at Eneida Hartner Elementary are now covered in art, including murals by Dutch artist duo Pipsqueak was here!!! and Holland-based David Junelouf. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Art That Transformed A Miami Neighborhood Now Making Its Schools Cool

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Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga was a high school senior when she entered the Manzanar internment camp. Now 92, she points to the place in Manzanar, near Death Valley in California, where she lived. Lauren Migaki/NPR hide caption

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At 92, A Japanese-American Reflects On The Lessons Of Internment Camps

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White House interns are not paid and are expected to work from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Challenging D.C.'s Tradition Of Unpaid Government Internships

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New research shows women are consistently earning less than men in the arts. Gustav Dejert/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Hidden Brain

The Gender Wage Gap In The Arts

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The Gender Wage Gap In The Arts

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