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Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

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An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

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Police body cameras are seen on a mannequin at an exhibit booth by manufacturer Wolfcom at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, on Oct. 26. Jim Young/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Stealth Mode? Built-In Monitor? Not All Body Cameras Are Created Equal

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Larry Morrison is appealing the Army's decision to dismiss him for misconduct. Michael de Yoanna/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Missed Treatment: Soldiers With Mental Health Issues Dismissed For 'Misconduct'

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How many hot dogs are safe to eat? We tackle your questions about an expert panel's conclusion that processed meats are carcinogenic. iStockphoto hide caption

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Processed And Red Meat Could Cause Cancer? Your Questions Answered

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A newspaper advertisement for The Birth of a Race, in its finished form. Much of the initial footage for the film was thrown out; what was finally released was an awkward mishmash of a Bible epic. Library of Congress hide caption

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'Birth Of A Race': The Obscure Demise Of A Would-Be Rebuttal To Racism

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"I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait, and create kind of a photographic census of the city." Courtesy of St. Martin's Press hide caption

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In 10,000 Snaps Of The Shutter, A 'Photographic Census' Of A City

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Teddy Abrams conducts the Louisville Orchestra in his first concert as Music Director in Spring 2014. O'Neil Arnold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Louisville, A Young Conductor Seeks To Challenge And Delight

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In the historic kitchen of Monticello, using period utensils, food historian Paula Marcoux recreates 18th-century French dishes as James Hemings would have made them. Hemings — who spent five years with Thomas Jefferson in France — had a mastery of French cooking far beyond what was found in most American households of the era. Katie Manning for NPR hide caption

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Behind The Founding Foodie, A French-Trained Chef Bound By Slavery

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Maya Sialuk Jacobsen of Greenland puts a henna tattoo on a friend's chin during a henna activity at the Anchorage Museum. The event brought more than a dozen Alaska Native youths together for a quick history of traditional tattooing, before letting them experiment on themselves with henna designs. Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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A Return To Native Roots, Traced In Ink

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Image of a mini-kidney formed in a dish from human induced pluripotent stem cells. Minoru Takasato/Nature hide caption

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Scientists Grow Primitive Human Kidneys In A Dish

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State governments are trying to help people save for retirement. Bjorn Rune Lie/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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States To Workers: Let Us Help You Build Your Retirement Savings

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A policeman detains a suspected member of the MS-13 gang at a checkpoint in San Salvador during a ban on public transport imposed by the gangs. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption

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President Lyndon B. Johnson giving Rep. Michael Feighan the famous "Johnson treatment" --€” using his imposing physical presence to persuade --€” aboard Air Force One during a presidential trip to Cleveland in 1964. LBJ put heavy pressure on Feighan to support the new immigration legislation. Feighan eventually agreed,€” but he demanded a crucial change to the act. Princeton University Library/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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In 1965, A Conservative Tried To Keep America White. His Plan Backfired

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Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a town hall meeting Thursday in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Is Marco Rubio The Generational Change The Grand Old Party Needs?

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A team of blacksmiths, welders, artists and scientists have been working together in Canada to mount the T. rex bones without damaging them. Metal cradles hold 150 of the major bones precisely in place. Research Casting International hide caption

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'Nation's T. Rex' Strikes A Rapacious Pose

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