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Biking Behind Bars: Female Inmates Battle Weight Gain

Women in prison often eat to relieve stress or boredom. The resulting weight gain can make other physical and emotional problems worse. In one prison, spinning helps keep the pounds and rage at bay.

Syrian Basel Esa, 23, sits in the grass behind a gas station near the Hungary-Serbia border, rapping into an NPR microphone. The amateur rapper fled his home in Raqqa two years ago and lived in Turkey before deciding to go to Europe. He raps about war, survival and the smugglers that harassed him along his journey north to Germany. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Syria's 'DJ Marshall B' Raps About The Pain Of Being A Refugee

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Biking Behind Bars: Female Inmates Battle Weight Gain

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Blood City and Colour
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Soldier Jane Beck

Anna Akhmatova, who lived from 1889 to 1966, was a beacon of artistic courage in the face of repression during Soviet times. Her work is now receiving renewed attention. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unexpected Revival For A Beloved Russian Poet

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Zero Feet From Stardom: Judith Hill Grabs The Mic

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Cure Judith Hill
Exodub Implosion Sly & Robbie

A baptism ceremony for a child on Ikitsuki Island, Nagasaki prefecture. After Japan's military ruler banned Christianity in the late 1500s, many Christians went underground, holding services such as these in their homes. Courtesy of Shimano-yakata Museum, Ikitsuki hide caption

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Driven Underground Years Ago, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' Maintain Faith

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Air on the G string Canadian Brass

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How Traveling In China Went From Adventure To Ordeal

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Tuyo Rodrigo Amarante
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To mark his 90th birthday, Dick Van Dyke has published a book with tips on how to stay young. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Dance, Sing, Just 'Keep Moving,' Dick Van Dyke Tells Seniors

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Keep On Running Gabriel Garzon Montano
Tin Drum The New Mastersounds & Sam Bell

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