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On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

A cycling group comprised of mostly Latino, bilingual, bicultural bikers is growing in Los Angeles — and changing people's minds about what recreational bikers look like.

Tourists fill the famous La Bodeguita del Medio bar where U.S. author Ernest Hemingway used to drink in Old Havana, Cuba. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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Tourists Worry: How Long Before Cuba Loses Its Nostalgic Charm?

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Past Is Prologue Tycho
Crow DJ Food

The USS Indianapolis (CA-35), pictured off the Mare Island Navy Yard, Calif., in July 1945. U.S. Navy/National Archives via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Cost Of War: Veterans Remember USS Indianapolis, Shark Attacks

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(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover Glenn Miller

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag, removing it from the Capitol grounds on July 10. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Can The South Carolina GOP Get Rid Of Its Confederate Ghosts?

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Fanshawe El Ten Eleven
Summertime DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
Soundgirl Personal Fat Jon The Ample Soul Physician

Wall graffiti at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The company released a diversity report last month showing that 70 percent of employees are male; African-Americans comprise 2 percent of it workforce. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley

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The author (second from left) with her uncle Thanassis Kakissis (far left), sister, Amalia, and father, Giorgos, during a family visit to Athens in 1979. Courtesy of Joanna Kakissis hide caption

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Covering Greece: When It's Not Just A Story, It's Personal

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I Slept With Bonhomme at the CBC Broken Social Scene
Lonesome Clone René Aubry

Israeli artist Matan Pinkas sits in the "Iranian Embassy in Jerusalem," a cultural project in the works by the Jerusalem art collective Hamabul. Daniel Estrin hide caption

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Torn Between Native And Adoptive Lands, Israel's Iranian Jews Hope For Peace

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Smoked fish — a cooking method that uses the smoke of an indirect fire to lightly cook, flavor, and preserve the meat — is too often left to the professionals. But there are ways to do it indoors, at home and without much effort. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors

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Heavy Soup Cornershop
Brace Brace Bonobo

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On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

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To create his album Tangier Sessions, Sir Richard Bishop had to learn to love a mysterious and temperamental acoustic guitar. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Guitar In The Window: How One Instrument Steered Sir Richard Bishop's Life

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