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Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

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Chabad rabbinical students Zalman Refson (right) and Yaakov Kaplan sit alongside a Jewish resident of Taylor, Ariz. As roving rabbis, the duo recently went to about 40 tiny towns and cities across Arizona, meeting rural Jews along the way. Stina Sieg/KJZZ hide caption

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In The Rural West, 'Roving Rabbis' Reach Isolated Jews

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Landis works on a "Picasso" at his home. His materials — including magic markers and frames from Wal-Mart — are not those of a "proper" forger, says filmmaker Sam Cullman. Sam Cullman/Courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories hide caption

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'Art & Craft' Explores How One Forger Duped More Than 45 Museums

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Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards is launching a return to politics by running for Congress. His campaign comes 50 years after he first served as a state senator, and three years after he was released from federal prison, where he was serving time on corruption charges. Edwards — nicknamed the "Silver Fox" €”— says public life is his calling. "It's in my blood," he tells NPR. Travis Spradling/SP hide caption

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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

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President Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Di­az Ordaz, with their wives, celebrate the dedication of the Chamizal Monument in Juarez, Mexico, on Oct. 28, 1967. The monument signified the international boundary marker between the two countries, designated in 1964. Yoichi Okam/Courtesy of the LBJ Presidential Library hide caption

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says under certain conditions, he would support a higher minimum wage in his state. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Shifting Stance, Some GOP Candidates Back State Minimum Wage Hikes

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The parents of Cyrilla Boyer (left) and Paternilla Pratt spoke pawpaw French fluently, but the sisters never learned the language. Teachers in the 1920s and 1930s would discipline kids for speaking French. Jacob McCleland/KRCU hide caption

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Saving A French Dialect That Once Echoed In The Ozarks

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A Ravens fan trades in her Ray Rice jersey Friday after he was cut from the team over allegations of domestic abuse. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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With Dark Humor, Anger And Empathy, Women Respond To The NFL

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A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

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Mammuthus columbi, the Columbian mammoth, used to be common in America, but went extinct about 10,000 years ago. The specimen found south of Dallas is estimated to be 20,000 - 40,000 years old. Illustration by Karen Carr/Perot Museum of Nature and Science hide caption

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Mammoth On The Move: Rare, Nearly-Intact Skeleton Heads To Dallas

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In this ad from Republican Stewart Mills, his wife Heather says he dons pink heels each year to raise money for victims of domestic violence. YouTube hide caption

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Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters

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Look At This: Portrait Of A Homeless Veteran

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Scotland lowered the voting age to 16 for Thursday's referendum on whether to remain part of the United Kingdom or opt for independence. It was widely assumed the teenagers would overwhelmingly vote for independence, but that doesn't appear to be the case. Scott Heppell/AP hide caption

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For Scotland's 16-Year-Olds, The First Vote Will Be On Independence

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Alexander Morales, who served in the Army in the 1970s, with his family: wife Roberta; Elvia, 7, Elena, 8, and Elvira, 7 (in front), and Ruben Verdugo, 13, and Aaron D. Huerta, 17 (in back). Morales' family has been going for years to the Stand Down event in San Diego, where veterans receive assistance. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Anymore

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