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Arizona Cardinals fans wear masks of Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the NFL game between the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals Oct. 17, 2016. Norm Hall/Getty Images hide caption

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Stop Lying, America. You Love Election 2016

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The South Asian holiday of Diwali is often called the festival of lights. Author Parth Shah sometimes thinks of it as Christmas with fireworks. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diwali Dilemma: My Complicated Relationship With The Swastika

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As His Mother's Multiple Sclerosis Progresses, A Son Shifts To Caregiver

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A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat. Ashley Mackenzie for NPR hide caption

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Muslim 'Twoness': Fearful Of Some, Feared By Others

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Andy Griffith as a pre-reality TV star turned populist in A Face in the Crowd. Courtesy of The Kobal Collection / Warner Bros hide caption

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We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg argues that the media's decision to bleep or otherwise block out a particular word can result in concealing information the public needs to know. dane_mark/Getty Images hide caption

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Not Fit To Print? When Politicians Talk Dirty, Media Scramble To Sanitize

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Looking out at the Atlantic Ocean from Elmina Castle, I felt the pull of different forebears. Courtesy of Kainaz Amaria hide caption

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Finding A Way Home Through 'The Door Of No Return'

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