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Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees at bat against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning at Fenway Park on September 14, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Aaron Judge might break the true single-season home run record

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Writer and health educator Marni Sommer is co-author of A Girl's Guide to Puberty & Periods, which aims to help young people ages 9 to 14 understand the changes that happen in puberty and what to expect when. Grow & Know/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Anne Garrels, who blazed trails to the front lines

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Opinion: It should not be a crime to criticize in Putin's Russia

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Global musicians can run into daunting red tape when it comes to obtaining a visa to perform at festivals. Soubi Attoumane (left) and M'madi Djibaba (right) of the band Comorian from Comoros had to fly to another country to apply for a U.K. visa to come to Peter Gabriel's WOMAD festival. Above: They unfurl the Comorian flag to a standing ovation at the concert on July 31. Marilena Umuhoza Delli hide caption

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Visitors to a cinema showing the latest "Minions: The Rise of Gru" movie get their tickets checked in Beijing. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Opinion: In China, movie villains don't get away

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Opinion: That unbelievable street violinist could just be a 'finger-syncer'

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The award-winning novelist Chibundu Onuzo has lately been thinking about her life in London and her visits to Nigeria, where she was born: "What do I love most about my trips to Lagos? I lose my self-consciousness there. If I stand out, it's for something other than my skin color." David Levenson/Getty Images hide caption

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For a half-century, Vin Scully was the broadcast voice of the Dodgers (first in Brooklyn and then Los Angeles). His style and delivery were one of a kind. Associated Press hide caption

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Opinion: Vin Scully voiced baseball's history

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In this 1998 file photo, Ayman al-Zawahiri (left) holds a press conference with Osama bin Laden in Khost, Afghanistan. Zawahiri succeeded bin Laden as al-Qaida's leader following the 2011 U.S. raid that killed bin Laden in Pakistan. Mazhar Ali Khan/Associated Press hide caption

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Opinion: Are robots masters of strategy, and also grudges?

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Opinion: Blistering summers are the future

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The 1983 Cricket World Cup final match between India and West Indies on June 25, 1983, in London. Getty Images/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Opinion: Wicket bad bet

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La Rotisserie D'Argent in Paris is one of Scott Simon's favorite restaurants. He recently ate there with his family while on vacation and was impressed by his waiter. Scott Simon hide caption

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Opinion: In Paris, heroes carry espresso

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