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Dance Returns The 'Joy Of Movement' To People With Parkinson's

Many struggle with tremors and balance much of the time, but when the music starts, these people dance. It gives them joy — body and soul. Scientists say dance might have lasting brain benefits, too.

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Gurdeep Shergill and his wife, Sonia, co-host a program on KBIF-AM for the 35,000 Sikh-Americans who live in Fresno. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Sikhs In Fresno Worried After Recent Attacks

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Origami II Hans-Joachim Roedelius
Ridin' the Range The Marx Brothers

"I feel everything that everybody else feels, I promise you," Yanni says. "But there is no reason for me to write music out of anger or frustration, or anything that is negative." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'New Age Becomes Old Age Very Quickly': Yanni Speaks

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Whispers in the Dark Yanni
What You Get Yanni

A customer fills up at a gas station in Chillicothe, Ill., in December. Low prices have meant big savings for consumers, but urban planners worry that cheap gas will encourage sprawl. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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$1.22 A Gallon: Cheap Gas Raises Fears Of Urban Sprawl

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorses Republican Donald Trump for president in Ames, Iowa, on Tuesday. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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How Sarah Palin Paved The Way For Donald Trump

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Shine It Medeski, Martin & Wood
End of the World Party Medeski, Martin & Wood

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After Drownings, Greece-Bound Migrants Who Survived The Journey

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Politics 101: A College Class Gets Up Close And Personal With The Iowa Caucuses

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Wider Than the Sky Quantic

West Liberty, in Iowa's Muscatine County, was the first majority Hispanic town in the state. These days, 17.2% of Muscatine County's population is Latino. Asma Khalid /NPR hide caption

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Activists Mobilize Iowa's Growing Latino Population Toward Caucuses

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The Carimbæo Nacão Zumbi
Seduction

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Dance Returns The 'Joy Of Movement' To People With Parkinson's

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David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their roles of FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in six new episodes of The X-Files. Ed Araquel/FOX hide caption

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Mulder And Scully On Why The World Is Ready For An 'X-Files' Reboot

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Materia Primoris
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