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Outdoor Afro: Busting Stereotypes That Blacks Don't Hike Or Camp

African-Americans who enjoy the outdoors are banding together to encourage more people of color to connect with nature and each other.

Suspected members of El Salvador's 18th Street gang stand handcuffed in pairs at a police station in Panchimalco, near San Salvador. The government has launched well-publicized raids, roundups and a crackdown on gang leaders, locking them away in maximum security prisons. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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In El Salvador, Gang Killings Take An Agonizing Toll

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Outdoor Afro: Busting Stereotypes That Black People Don't Hike Or Camp

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French, English, Comics: Proust On Memory, In Any Language

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Tribute to Marcel Proust: I. Swann's Way Mauricio Diaz Alvarez

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She Was Groot: After A Galactic Hit, Marvel Screenwriter Tackles Comics

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Hooked on a Feeling Blue Swede
Run to the Church James Newton Howard
Bahar Ramzi Aburedwan
Tahrir Ramzi Aburedwan

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Despite Srebrenica's Horror, A Grass-Roots Optimism Sprouts In Bosnia

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Al-Jazeera English journalists Mohammed Fahmy, left, Baher Mohamed, center, and Peter Greste, right, appeared in a cage during their trial on terrorism-related charges in Cairo in March 2014. The journalists denied all charges. Greste, an Australian, was released earlier this year, but Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian, and Mohamed are still on trial. Heba Elkholy/AP hide caption

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Seeking Control Over Narrative, Egypt Puts Growing Pressure On Journalists

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Plains Tycho
Guilty Cubicles Broken Social Scene

"I try to lead an examined life," says Anne Neuberger, the NSA's chief risk officer. "I try to lead a life where I'm asking myself that question: Have I earned the gift of existence, in some way?" All her grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Courtesy of National Security Agency hide caption

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At The NSA, A Rising Star's Commitment To Faith — And Public Service

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A Promise in the Woods Lawrence Blatt

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The Ramadan Breakfast Of Champions To Get You Through A Day's Fast

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Summer of Laughs and Tears Gilad Hekselman
Sonstiges Podington Bear

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

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Heavy Soup Cornershop

Robin Thede is head writer for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. She's previously been a reporter for E! News, a writer for BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and head writer for The Queen Latifah Show. Jaxonphotogroup/Courtesy of Robin Thede hide caption

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In The Writer's Room, One Woman Quietly Makes Late Night History

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