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Gaëtan Dussausaye, 23, heads the 25,000 member strong youth faction of the National Front nationwide. He says candidate Marine Le Pen's personality plays a big role in the party's popularity among young people. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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France's National Front Party Draws Young Voters To The Far-Right

Among 18- to 24-year-olds, Marine Le Pen is by far the No. 1 candidate, with 40 percent of the vote — a startling shift for a country that's traditionally known for its leftist youth movements.

French artist Abraham Poincheval sits over real chicken eggs until they hatch at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Stephane de Sakutin /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Artist Incubating Chicken Eggs Is No Joke. But Is It Art?

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Punk Prayer Pussy Riot
Walk the Walk Simon Russell
Shimmer Tracey Chattaway
Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers Kaki King
Will I See You Again Onra

Amgad Naguib holds a fez — one of the first made in Egypt as part of a nationalist movement started in the 1930s to replace imported goods. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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For Egyptian Collector, No Object's Too Dusty Or Trivial For 'Mosaic Of Our History'

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Abbad Yahya, a 28-year-old Palestinian novelist, is in exile after the Palestinian Authority banned his latest book, Crime in Ramallah, calling it indecent. Courtesy of Abbad Yahya hide caption

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Facing Death Threats And A Ban On His Novel, A Palestinian Author Flees

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Fanshawe El Ten Eleven
Connie El Ten Eleven
Composure B. Fleischmann
Broken Monitors B. Fleischmann

Gaëtan Dussausaye, 23, heads the 25,000 member strong youth faction of the National Front nationwide. He says candidate Marine Le Pen's personality plays a big role in the party's popularity among young people. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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France's National Front Party Draws Young Voters To The Far-Right

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Plate assembly of the Jardin de Tuileries dirt and Paris street stones, the primary ingredients in this Paris dans une Assiette recipe. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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Literal Farm To Table: Here's The Dirt On Chefs Cooking With Dirt

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Folie Faubourg French Cafe Ensemble
Superior Silver Maple

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Ain't Got It Like That - PJ Earl St. Clair
Open Season Orgone

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