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A surgical team at Sooam Biotech in Seoul, South Korea, injects cloned embryos into the uterus of an anesthetized dog. Rob Stein/NPR hide caption

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Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

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Computer chips are seen on newly-issued credit cards. In an effort to reduce counterfeiting and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S. ahead of an Oct. 1 deadline, according to the Smart Card Alliance. Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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No More Swiping: New Credit Cards Designed To Reduce Theft

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At a recent campaign rally in New Hampshire, only a few dozen people showed up to hear former Gov. Martin O'Malley. Many of them were reporters; others were bused in by the candidate's campaign. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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A Day In The Life Of a 1 Percenter (1 Percent In The Polls, That Is)

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The Alexander Comets huddle and chant before taking the field for the first time since 1987. Andrew Cullen hide caption

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Oil Boom Brings Small Town A Big Victory: A Football Team, At Last

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Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

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Presidential candidates Ben Carson (left) and Donald Trump have each made controversial statements about Islam in recent days. Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Carson Wouldn't Vote For A Muslim President; He's Not Alone

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Pope Francis, shown here at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, will arrive in Washington on Sept. 22, his first-ever visit to the U.S. VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Should Americans Expect To Hear From The Pope?

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The funeral for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth was held Sept. 4 in Houston. After Goforth was fatally shot at a gas station on Aug. 29, some spoke about a "war on cops." But while 2014 did see more officer deaths than 2013, one expert says that's not a sign of a statistically significant spike. Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images hide caption

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Is There A 'War On Police'? The Statistics Say No

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Ex-Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson defected from Michele Bachmann's campaign before the 2012 Iowa caucuses. In a 2014 plea deal, he admitted that he lied about payments from the Ron Paul campaign. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Big Money And Backstabbing Have Become Part Of The Iowa Game

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Kelly Carlin (center) says her parents, Brenda and George Carlin, could never be accused of hovering over their only child — she says her dad was "the ultimate laissez faire parent." Courtesy of Kelly Carlin hide caption

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The Dark Side Of Funny: Growing Up In George Carlin's Shadow

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The church of Our Lady Queen of Angels in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood closed in 2007, but parishioners still congregate outside the parish for service every Sunday. Christopher Gregory for NPR hide caption

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'It's All About Church Closings': Catholic Parishes Shrink In Northeast, Midwest

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Singer/songwriter Jewel has a new memoir titled Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story, and a new album called Picking Up the Pieces. Matthew Rolston/Courtesy of Jewel hide caption

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In Lumberjack Bars And Coffee Shops, Jewel Found Her Voice

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For Students With Mental Health Issues, Transition To College Is Complicated

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