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How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores (Without Resenting It)

In villages in Mexico, parents have accomplished what every mom and dad dreams of: Figured out a way to get to their kids to be helpful around the house. What's their secret?

Designer Kate Spade is pictured in April 2017 in New York City. Anthony Bourdain is pictured in April 2018 in New York City. Both died in the same week. Left: Andrew Toth/FilmMagic Right: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images hide caption

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When Suicide Is 'Buzzing Around'

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Can't Buy No Soul With All Your Money
Mahavishnu Danijel Zambo

The one-room schoolhouse of Colonial days was a simple design built from local materials. Kids sat on benches with the oldest in the back. While nostalgia has kept these in our minds, they were hardly conducive for much beyond basic rote learning. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

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Street Knowledge Badbadnotgood and Ghostface Killah feat. Tree
Akira Ekali, KRANE

Ron Stallworth (pictured here in 1975) was the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department. Courtesy of Ron Stallworth hide caption

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How A Black Detective Infiltrated The KKK

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"Sometimes it's really difficult to explain what an emotion is," Neko Case says. "Art and music and poetry and things like that are a way to attempt that." Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case's New Album Rose From Literal Ashes

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Last Lion of Albion Neko Case
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Gen. Robert Neller, front row fourth from left, at Bait-us-Samad (House of the Eternal) mosque outside Baltimore, Md., Thursday night. The Marine Corps' top general was an Iftar guest at the invitation of Marine veteran Mansoor Shams, fifth from left. Courtesy Mansoor Shams hide caption

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Marine Corps' Top General Joins Ramadan Meal

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Do Do Make Say Think
Cut It Upwards Kelpe

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Viet Thanh Nguyen Says The U.S. Could 'Lose Its Soul' With Migrant Family Separations

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