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An Ex-Lawman On A Lonely Mission: Bringing The Police To Justice

If you called him obsessive, former Utah Sheriff "Dub" Lawrence wouldn't disagree. For decades, he's been chipping away at cold cases — and his biggest challenge: what he sees as police impunity.

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A worker collects dried coffee beans at a plantation in Pueblo Bello. The remote town, tucked in Colombia's Sierra Nevada, could be one of many where local elections determine the outcome of a possible peace. Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Remote Colombia, Prospects For Peace Are Clouded By Corruption

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An Ex-Lawman On A Lonely Mission: Bringing The Police To Justice

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Got A Personal Finance Question? Don't Miss The Bus

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In Trove Of Kids' Book Treasures, A Glimpse Of The Work Behind The Magic

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Wing Gourds: According to Phil Rupp, president of Rupp Seeds, many years ago an Amish woman from Pennsylvania sent Phil's father, Roger Rupp, then head of the company, photos of an interesting gourd she'd developed. Roger hadn't seen anything like them, so he agreed to market them. The woman sent in some seeds, and from there Rupp's popular line of wing gourds was born. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash?

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Carlos Salzedo, Chanson dans La Nuit Cecilia de Majo

Smoke rises from Kunduz, Afghanistan on Thursday. Government forces have reportedly retaken the city after it was seized by the Taliban on Monday. AP hide caption

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'A Shocking Development' In The Long Struggle To Hold On To Kunduz

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Nothing But a Fool New Order

Ellen Page appears in a scene from Freeheld in this image released by Lionsgate. She tells NPR that the film captures the special emotional and practical impacts of same-sex marriage discrimination. Phil Caruso/AP hide caption

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Ellen Page On New Film's Heart: 'All We Want Is To Love And Be Loved'

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Freeheld The Decision

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The Eclectic World Of Duncan Sheik, From Billboard To Broadway

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Barley Breathing

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