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Simon Says

'Mr.' And 'Ms.,' A Courtesy To Be Respected

2 min

'Mr.' And 'Ms.,' A Courtesy To Be Respected

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Siblings Charles Hagood and Nancy Hagood Nunns grew up in Junction, Texas, in the 1950s. Charles says the drought drove ranchers to find other types of work. Michael O'Brien/Michael O'Brien hide caption

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How One Drought Changed Texas Agriculture Forever

8 min

How One Drought Changed Texas Agriculture Forever

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Manju from Umai Do Japanese Sweets, a bakery in Seattle, Wash. Melisa Goh/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Manju: A Taste Of Home For Seattle's Japanese Community

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Manju: A Taste Of Home For Seattle's Japanese Community

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Jesse Reed was convicted of first-degree murder in 1985. He was sentenced to 27 years to life. Now on parole, Reed counsels incarcerated young men through a program run by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Elisabeth Fall/Life After Murder hide caption

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'After Murder': Learning To Live After You've Killed

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USS Iowa's Guns Are Now For Show

2 min

USS Iowa's Guns Are Now For Show

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Italian forward Mario Balotelli celebrates after scoring the second goal during Italy's Euro 2012 football championships semifinal match against Germany, June 28, at the National Stadium in Warsaw. Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Super Mario' Challenges The Idea Of Who's An Italian

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Illustrator Jelmer Noordeman's rendering of a real-life creature: the venomous, nocturnal solenodon. Jelmer Noordeman hide caption

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16 Musical Odes To Very Strange Animals

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