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Surströmming, a fermented herring considered to be a famous delicacy in Sweden, is also known as one of the most pungent foods in the world. Pauline Conradsson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish

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Greg O'Brien (left), with Colleen, Mary Catherine, Conor, and Brendan O'Brien, has been grappling with Alzheimer's disease for the last five years. Courtesy Greg O'Brien hide caption

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

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Bullet holes from recent clashes riddle an apartment building in Tripoli. Bilal Hussein/AP hide caption

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Four Years After Revolution, Libya Slides Into Chaos

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"Through music," says former child soldier Emmanuel Jal, "I was able to become a child again." Courtesy of Gatwitch hide caption

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A Former Child Soldier Finds Escape, Heaven Through His Music

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Football rules, uniforms, helmets and protective gear have changed a lot over the years. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

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A Vietnamese boy is treated for measles in a state-run hospital in April 2014. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Measles Is A Killer: It Took 145,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year

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Think of human relationships as entanglements. How do they bind you; how do they reveal who you really are? Daniel Horowitz for NPR hide caption

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By Impersonating Her Mom, A Comedian Grows Closer To Her

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Tyfanni Edwards and Dominique Bell, both 19, have part time jobs and also attend Berkeley City College part time. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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The True Costs Of Community College

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Augustine Goba (right) heads the laboratory at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. He and colleagues analyzed the viral genetics in blood samples from 78 Ebola patients early in the epidemic. Stephen Gire/AP hide caption

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Could This Virus Be Good For You?

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The Vatican Bank is "essentially an offshore bank in the middle of a foreign country," says Gerald Posner. Above is an aerial view of St. Peter's basilica in Vatican City. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank

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