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Phillips Collection curator Eliza Rathbone says Renoir was "at the height of his powers" when in he painted Luncheon of the Boating Party. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. hide caption

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Guess Who Renoir Was In Love With In 'Luncheon Of The Boating Party'

Aline Charigot hadn't known Renoir long when she posed for his masterpiece, but he'd already fallen for her. Curator Eliza Rathbone says, "That's why she has the role that she does in the painting."

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Bob Scott, a weed scientist at the University of Arkansas, says he wishes more testing could have been done on the new dicamba formulations, but "the product was not made available to us." Dan Charles/ NPR hide caption

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Monsanto Attacks Scientists After Studies Show Trouble For Weedkiller Dicamba

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Virginia's Shenandoah National Park is one of 17 popular parks that would see higher peak-season entry fees under a new proposal. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fees To Enter Popular National Parks Would Skyrocket Under Interior Department Plan

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The Doo Bop Song Easy Mo Bee, J.R. et. al.
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Amid Opposition Boycott, Kenyans Vote In Re-Run Of Presidential Election

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Both of Us Idealism
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Vitali Shkliarov, 41, was one of the organizers behind a campaign to field 1,000 independent candidates to fill Moscow's lowest elected offices. In last month's election, opposition candidates won majorities in 30 of Moscow's 125 local district councils. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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In Moscow's Local Elections, Opponents Of Putin Find A Glimmer Of Hope

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Guess Who Renoir Was In Love With In 'Luncheon Of The Boating Party'

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 140 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

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Water spinach is the main source of income for most Cambodian-American families in Rosharon, Texas. But Vuth Yin says rebuilding his home after flooding from Hurricane Harvey has kept him from farming. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Water Spinach Farmers Struggle To Recover After Hurricane Harvey

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