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Georgia farmer Donald Chase says the Senate's proposed farm bill favors farmers in the Midwest and leaves Southern farmers without a safety net. Kathy Lohr/NPR hide caption

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Southern Farmers See Midwestern Bias In Farm Bill

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A recent Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event in Boston offered help for members of the 182nd Infantry Regiment of the Army National Guard as they transition back to being civilians. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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Help And Hope, From Soldiers, For Soldiers

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Astronauts Shannon Walker and David Saint-Jacques test a probe in the waters off Key Largo, Fla. Their research may help NASA set foot on an asteroid someday. Miami Herald/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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Before Deep Space, NASA Heads Deep Under Water

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English professor Natasha Trethewey was named the 19th U.S. poet laureate last week. Jalissa Gray/Creative Commons Image hide caption

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'Speaking The Unspeakable' To The New Poet Laureate

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Sometimes referred to as "The Rock," Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay in California served as a lighthouse, then a military fortification, and then a federal prison until 1972, when it became a national recreation area. Now the island is open to tours. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Return To Alcatraz: Will A Legend End After 50 Years?

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Vendors will serve 14 million meals during the Olympics, and critics are already panning the menu. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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An Olympic Task: Finding Good Food At The Games

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The idea behind Ost's design was to keep the set out of the way of the storytelling --€” and of Newsies' kinetic ensemble. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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Behind The Stars, The Sets That Help Them Shine

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