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Space

Meet The Nuclear-Powered Self-Driving Drone NASA Is Sending To A Moon Of Saturn

Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds "crazy," admits one scientist. But the technology should work.

Welt Am Draht Pantha du Prince
Nomads Retreat Pantha du Prince

Amish families go down a road in Lancaster, Pa., one on foot and the other by horse-drawn carriage. The high cost of farmland is driving some Amish people to move to where land is more affordable. DEA/G. ROLI/De Agostini via Getty Images hide caption

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As Amish Leave Farming For Other Work, Some Leave Their Homestead

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Sanctuary Marisa Anderson
Pulse Marisa Anderson
Cinnamon Girl Lana Del Rey
Faint Magick Perfume Tree
Instantaneous Perfume Tree
Good Spirits Shanti Celeste
Being (Ambient Mix) Shanti Celeste
Yukio and Nao' s Duet Wayne Horvitz
No Blood Relation No. 2 Wayne Horvitz

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Meet The Nuclear-Powered Self-Driving Drone NASA Is Sending To A Moon Of Saturn

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Fluency Of Colors Landing
Gravitational II Landing
Bh Daniel Aged
Kawai Sq Daniel Aged
Arrival Japanese Wallpaper

A group gathers at the state capitol in Austin, Texas, in May to protest abortion restrictions. In defiance of the state's ban on city funding of abortion providers, the Austin City Council has found a workaround to help women seeking the procedure. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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As Texas Cracks Down On Abortion, Austin Votes To Help Women Defray Costs

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Momodani Lena Raine
Checking In Lena Raine
We Were Poor... Prefab Sprout
I Trawl the Megahertz Prefab Sprout
Bad Ones Matthew Dear & Tegan and Sara

Cokie Roberts was one of NPR's most recognizable voices and is considered one of a handful of pioneering female journalists who helped shape the public broadcaster's sound and culture. She died Tuesday. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75

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