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A volunteer at the the Dar-ul-Islam mosque in Elizabeth, N.J., prepares for a party to welcome refugees. More than 50 newly arrived Syrian women and children were invited to the party. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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At A New Jersey Mosque, People Of Different Faiths Welcome Syrians

At a party for Syrian refugees in a New Jersey mosque, Americans of Lebanese and Pakistani descent and a Jewish family offer help and stories of their own immigrant backgrounds.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton delivered competing economic speeches this week. Mary Altaffer and Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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How Did Trump's And Clinton's Economic Policy Speeches Compare?

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Jeni Stepien with her hand on Arthur Thomas' chest after he walked her down the aisle at her wedding last Friday. The groom, Paul Maenner, stands to the left. Lauren Demby/Lauren Renee Design hide caption

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Through Organ Donation, A Heart Lives On

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The man with the bandaged heads is one of the four members of the Dalit community who were flogged with iron rods and pipes on July 11 by group of self-styled "cow protectors." Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Caste Formerly Known As 'Untouchables' Demands A New Role In India

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The Japanese Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii has the right attributes for searching for Planet Nine. National Astronomical Observatory of Japan hide caption

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Astronomers Are On A Celestial Treasure Hunt. The Prize? Planet Nine

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Thomas Edison's incandescent lightbulb relied on DC electricity, while George Westinghouse's innovations relied on AC power. AP hide caption

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It's Electric: Novel Re-Creates Charged Rivalry Between Edison And Westinghouse

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A volunteer at the the Dar-ul-Islam mosque in Elizabeth, N.J., prepares for a party to welcome refugees. More than 50 newly arrived Syrian women and children were invited to the party. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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At A New Jersey Mosque, People Of Different Faiths Welcome Syrians

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