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Family means a lot on Cayo Santiago, an island and monkey research colony off the coast of Puerto Rico. The colony of rhesus macaques living on the island since the 1930s has allowed scientists to trace kinship ties and effects across an extended community. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Monkey Island Lures Scientists For Generations

The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony's founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.

In the week since the Charleston church shooting, fliers advocating for the Ku Klux Klan, paired with candy and bigoted screeds, have turned up on lawns throughout the U.S., including this one in Rockdale County, Ga. Rockdale County Sheriff's Department hide caption

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Little Baggies Of Bigotry Broadcast A Hateful Message — Paired With Candy

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Darwin Theme
The Mining Days Michael Brook
Lee's Highway Brooks Williams
Who Are You The Who
Shadow Stabbing Cake
Became Atmosphere

Amanda and her Cousin Amy: Mary Ellen Mark photographed Amanda Marie Ellison, 9 (right), and Amy Minton Velasquez, 8, in Valdese, N.C., in 1990. Courtesy of Mary Ellen Mark Studio and Library hide caption

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What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?

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Played by Olivier or not — Heathcliff was really kind of a jerk by romance hero standards. United Artists hide caption

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Alpha, Beta, Heathcliff — An Alphabet Of Romance Heroes

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Now, Voyager National Philharmonic Orchestra
Saratoga Trunk National Philharmonic Orchestra
Ymir Dawn of Midi
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Family means a lot on Cayo Santiago, an island and monkey research colony off the coast of Puerto Rico. The colony of rhesus macaques living on the island since the 1930s has allowed scientists to trace kinship ties and effects across an extended community. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Monkey Island Lures Scientists For Generations

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Best Day Atmosphere

A glass window at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., shows Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The dean of the cathedral has called for its removal. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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National Cathedral Should Not Be Stained With Confederate Flag, Dean Says

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Samambaia

Former band student Rosalee Talahongva in front of her old music building, which is being turned into a Native American cultural center. Christopher Livesay for NPR hide caption

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Phoenix Students Restore School To Reclaim Native American Identity

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Let Them Knock Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

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Dale Watson: Call Him Insane, But Don't Call Him Country

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Heaven's Gonna Have a Honky Tonk Dale Watson
Picture on the Wall Merle Travis & Joe Maphis

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