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A tank heads off to support French troops in Juvigny, France, in this undated World War I photo. Tanks were introduced in the war. The watchmaker Cartier designed a metal band for its wristwatches based on tank treads, a tradition that continues to this day. Cartier's prototype for the tank watch was given as a gift to Gen. John Pershing, commander of the U.S. forces. AP hide caption

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Parallels

From Wristwatches To Radio, How World War I Ushered In The Modern World

The war is remembered for trench warfare, millions of deaths and the failure to bring lasting peace. But it also brought together emerging technologies, remaking life on and off the battlefield.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

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Luna Park Signal Hill
Los Federales Signal Hill
Wine Safari Rolfe Kent
Donald Trump [Mac Miller Instrumental Cover]
Not Like I Sera Cahoone

The Arrowhead Inn is one of four Whiteclay, Neb., stores that sell 4 million cans of beer annually. The stores are currently up for sale. Jim Kent for NPR hide caption

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Pastor Raises Money To Buy Out Liquor Stores Near Reservation

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Famous Discussion Victor Bermon
Everything City of the Sun
Compound Moss Of Aura

Jessica Chastain stars as Antonina Żabińska, who, along with her husband, helped rescue Jews in Warsaw during World War II. Anne Marie Fox/Focus Features hide caption

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'Femininity Is Not Weakness,' Jessica Chastain Says Of 'Zookeeper's Wife'

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The Return Mark Orton

Every spring Yellowstone opens about 50 miles of its main thoroughfares to bikes only. Jacob W. Frank/National Park Service hide caption

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Before Cars Come In, Bikes Accompany Bison In Yellowstone

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Triangle Face El Ten Eleven
Geometer Lymbyc Systym

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For Samantha Crain, 'Making New Traditions' Is A Mode Of Survival

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A tank heads off to support French troops in Juvigny, France, in this undated World War I photo. Tanks were introduced in the war. The watchmaker Cartier designed a metal band for its wristwatches based on tank treads, a tradition that continues to this day. Cartier's prototype for the tank watch was given as a gift to Gen. John Pershing, commander of the U.S. forces. AP hide caption

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From Wristwatches To Radio, How World War I Ushered In The Modern World

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Medley: and He'd Say Ooh-La-La! Wee Wee/How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down On Bing Crosby & Lindsay Crosby
I Gotta Go Places and Do Things Baby to Forget You Cab Calloway

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