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Comedian Mo Amer, seen here in his Netflix special The Vagabond, says that stand-up has been a significant part of his "coping process" with an itinerant childhood. Netflix hide caption

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'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger

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Red Paper Lanterns Maybeshewill

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A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt

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Mark Schand scoops ice cream at his Sweetwater smoothie cafe in New Britain, Conn. This business is meant to reboot a career Schand says was stolen from him at the age of 19 when he was wrongfully convicted of a crime and was imprisoned for 27 years. Karen Brown/NEPR hide caption

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Plotted From A Prison Cot, Wrongly Accused Man Whips Smoothie Dream Into Reality

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Astrology Days [the One Am Radio Remix] Lymbyc Systym

Genetically modified "gene drive" mosquitoes feed on warm cow's blood. Scientists hope these mosquitoes could help eradicate malaria. Pierre Kattar for NPR hide caption

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Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab

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Ring of Stars Lights Out Asia
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Angels (Kygo Edit) The XX
Vladimir's Blues Max Richter
A Catalogue Of Afternoons
Rumba d'El Jefe Jesse Cook
Bogota by Bus Jesse Cook
Seven Seas Of Rhye [Instrumental Mix 2011] Queen

Workers pull out cosmetically defective garlic (that will be processed separately) at the Christopher Ranch processing plant in Gilroy, Calif. About 6 percent of its garlic is bought from China; the rest is homegrown. Talia Herman for NPR hide caption

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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts

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