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"I am everything I am today, because of my past." - Maajid Nawaz James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Conservative Religious Leaders Condemn Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

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Monsignor Daniel Gallagher, a Latin expert at the Vatican, says people from all walks of life are following the pope's Twitter feed in Latin. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Parvum Opus: Followers Flock To Pope's Latin Twitter Feed

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'Genesis': R. Crumb Illustrates The Bible

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Pakistani security personnel inspect a burned-out bus on Sunday, a day after it was destroyed by a bomb attack in Quetta. The bus was carrying students from the region's only university for women. Fourteen women died. Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Harley Davidson Sends Pope Francis Gifts

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Pope Francis leads rosary concluding Marian month of May on May 31, at St. Peter's square at the Vatican. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's what? In Israel, the shape of a boureka pastry traditionally tells you what's inside. Now the country's chief rabbis want the shapes to get a lot more specific to help people keep kosher. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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