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Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves court in handcuffs Friday after being convicted in his child sex abuse trial at the Centre County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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National

'Who Would Believe A Kid?' The Sandusky Jury

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'Who Would Believe A Kid?' The Sandusky Jury

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A Pew Research Center study shows Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing immigrant group in the U.S., but that doesn't make theirs a success story. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Simon Says

Behind The 'Model Minority,' An American Struggle

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Behind The 'Model Minority,' An American Struggle

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U.N. General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's Secretary of the Conference Luis Figueiredo Machado and Rio+20 Secretary General Sha Zukang attend the closing ceremony of the Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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Science

Rio+20 Summit Sustains Little More Than Sentiment

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Rio+20 Summit Sustains Little More Than Sentiment

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In The Connection, Leach (Warren Finnerty, right) and his friends wait around for their heroin fix, which eventually comes courtesy of Cowboy (Carl Lee). The controversial film was shut down in New York after two screenings in 1962. Milestone Film hide caption

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Shirley Clarke's 'Connection': Will It Click At Last?

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Nate Ruess before fun.'s show at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on Friday. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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The Record

A Summer With Fun.

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A Summer With Fun.

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Human baby Charlotte, the 13-month-old daughter of NPR producer Tom Bullock, tried the same tests that DeeChee, the robot, does for language-learning experiments. Dr. Caroline Lyons says human babies have an advantage: They spend every waking hour of the day in a speaking world. Tom Bullock/NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

'Baby' Robot Learns Language Like The Real Thing

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'Baby' Robot Learns Language Like The Real Thing

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David Sonnier Jr., from Jeanerette, La., plays the Devil in Angola Prison's production of The Life of Jesus Christ. He was convicted of aggravated rape and is serving a life sentence. Deborah Luster/for NPR hide caption

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On This Stage, Jesus Is A Robber; The Devil's A Rapist

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