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A man holds up a sign at the "Justice for Trayvon" rally in downtown Chicago on Saturday. Scott Eisen/AP hide caption

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Code Switch

Black Americans Welcome Obama's Entry To Race Discussion

3 min

Black Americans Welcome Obama's Entry To Race Discussion

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Dead trees mark the path of the 2003 Winslow fire. Conservationists have considered the fire beneficial for the steppe habitat of the Centennial Valley. Smaller, contained fires like this one have been a crucial part of this ecosystem for thousands of years. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Environment

Fighting Fire With Fire: Why Some Burns Are Good For Nature

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Fighting Fire With Fire: Why Some Burns Are Good For Nature

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Judy Brewer was the country's first full-time female firefighter. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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A Woman Among Men: Female Firefighter Blazed A Trail

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Homemade bitters with medicinal herbs and roots at the Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, N.H. Emily Corwin/New Hampshire Public Radio hide caption

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Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails

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Dennis Fritz now works with The Innocence Project, which helped overturn his conviction. Courtesy of Dennis Fritz and The Innocence Project hide caption

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The Sunday Conversation

Innocence, After Serving 11 Years On A Wrongful Conviction

11 min

Innocence, After Serving 11 Years On A Wrongful Conviction

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A traveler collects his bag from a luggage carousel in the Philadelphia International Airport in 2011. Baggage fees have helped financially desperate carriers stay aloft. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Baggage Fees Turn Five Years Old; Passengers Turn Blase

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Tom Oxley/Big Hassle Media hide caption

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Music Interviews

OMD: New-Wavers Look Backward To Go Forward

11 min

OMD: New-Wavers Look Backward To Go Forward

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