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One of a multitude of uses for the magical multitasker: blue painter's tape. Craighton Berman/Workman Publishing hide caption

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The Art Of MacGyvering For Sleep-Deprived Moms And Dads

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Tracy Smith, 38, and her children Hazel, 8, and Finley, 5, at their home in Houston. Smith is pregnant with twins and says she's a little more worried than usual about the approach of mosquito season. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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In Houston, Pregnant Women And Their Doctors Weigh Risks Of Zika

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Stacy Bannerman testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs in 2006. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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After Combat Stress, Violence Can Show Up At Home

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A social studies class at Campton Elementary School in Wolfe County, Ky. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Kentucky's Unprecedented Success In School Funding Is On The Line

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Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City health commissioner, visits a newly opened Safe Streets center in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood in West Baltimore. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Lesson Learned For Baltimore's Health Commissioner: 'I Like A Fight'

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Prince performs in New York in 1981, on tour behind his third album, Dirty Mind. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy

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Kanye West and Jay Z onstage at Tidal's March 2015 launch event in New York. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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Kanye West And The Streaming Arms Race

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The JPMorgan Chase headquarters is seen in New York. Sen. Bernie Sanders has said it and other major banks are too big and powerful. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Breaking Up The Banks May Be More Complicated Than It Seems

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About 14 percent of the Gigafactory in Nevada has been built so far. At 5.8 million square feet, it will be a building with one of the biggest footprints in the world. Tesla hide caption

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A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

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New Jersey Transit has added audio and video surveillance to some of its trains for security reasons. Critics say it's an invasion of privacy. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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Your Conversation On The Bus Or Train May Be Recorded

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Clash Of The Screens: Should Movie Theaters Allow Texting? AMC Says Maybe

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Ian Burkhart prepares for a training session in Columbus, Ohio. To move muscles in Burkhart's hand, the system relies on electrodes implanted in his brain, a computer interface attached to his skull, and electrical stimulators wrapped around his forearm. Lee Powell/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Technology Helps A Paralyzed Man Transform Thought Into Movement

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Pat Friedman spent years fighting Donald Trump's attempts to build a restaurant and banquet hall on Long Island. She now supports his presidential bid. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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This Woman Stopped A Donald Trump Project — But Wants Him To Be President

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A Real-Life Tax Scam: This Is What IRS Phone Fraud Sounds Like

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Safe Streets outreach coordinator Dante Barksdale says right after a shooting, the injured almost always talk. "Some of them want revenge, right then and there," he says. "Some of them are afraid. They're thinking about their brother or their homeboy. 'Is my man all right? He was with me!' They're real vulnerable. They got questions." Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Baltimore Sees Hospitals As Key To Breaking A Cycle Of Violence

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