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The Tale Of The Stolen Totenberg Stradivarius Ends With A New Legacy

When the FBI recovered virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg's stolen Stradivarius after his death, his daughters wanted the instrument to be played everywhere. Ensuring that was not so simple.

Sapient Dream Slushii
smile meditation Vulfpeck
Never On Sunday (Chinese Version) Wu Meiling
Taiko Drumming Karou Watanabe
Six Months Later + Dog Fight Alexandre Desplat

14-year-old Caydden Zimmerman has been living in a homeless shelter in Boise, Idaho, for a couple of months with his 11-year-old brother and his grandma. About 2.5 million children in America are homeless. Amanda Peacher/Boise State Public Radio hide caption

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Trying Not To Break Down — A Homeless Teen Navigates Middle School

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Tallis One Samuel Lindon
La Tour Samuel Lindon

The New England Aquarium team searching for right whales, at sunrise in the Bay of Fundy. Johanna Anderson and Kelsey Howe scan the waters while Marianna Hagbloom logs data, Amy Knowlton adjusts a GPS unit, and Brigid McKenna steers the Nereid. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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In Changing Climate, Endangered Right Whales Find New Feeding Grounds

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In Collusion with the Waves Seas of Years
Lighthouse Seas of Years

Singer Ketch Secor and illustrator Higgins Bond collaborated on the children's book Lorraine, which weaves Southern folklore with the power of music. Courtesy of Crackerfarm hide caption

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Ketch Secor Brings An Appalachian Tale To Life With 'Lorraine'

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Wagon Wheel (In the Style of Old Crow Medicine Show) The Karaoke Studio

These soybeans were damaged in 2017 by dicamba, a popular weedkiller that's prone to drifting into neighboring fields. Some farmers in the state are defying efforts by regulators to strictly limit use of the chemical. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Despite A Ban, Arkansas Farmers Are Still Spraying Controversial Weedkiller

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The Son of Flynn Daft Punk
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In This Together Flowen
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The Tale Of The Stolen Totenberg Stradivarius Ends With A New Legacy

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Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo Roman Totenberg, Stanislav Wislocki, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
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Across the Universe Stephen Bennett

Hurricane Michael is expected to be a major storm when it arrives at Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday. After moving ashore, it will head northeastward toward Georgia and South Carolina. NOAA/NWS, Esri, HERE, Garmin, Earthstar Geographics hide caption

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Michael Upgraded To Category 4 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle

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