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50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

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Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home?

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Farms outside Baghdad as seen from a U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter. Much of Iraq's soil has a high salt content because of flooding and poor drainage. Jim Gordon/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Flickr hide caption

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A statue of Jesus Christ called "Cristo Rey" is prominently located near the entrance of the Dimitrov neighborhood, which used to be so violent, people joked the Christ was being held up at gunpoint. Juan Carlos for NPR hide caption

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With A Soft Approach On Gangs, Nicaragua Eschews Violence

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud as the Saudi ambassador to the United States, Adel al-Jubeir, listens before a meeting at the Royal Palace in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sept. 11. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Does Saudi Arabia Seem So Comfortable With Falling Oil Prices?

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The largest immigration detention center in the nation has just broken ground in Dilley, Texas. Some 2,400 women and children will be held in modular buildings and deported if their asylum claims fail. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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How Will A Small Town In Arizona Manage An ICE Facility In Texas?

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Three female members of Turkey's Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and an Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighter stand near the front line in Makhmur, in northern Iraq, on Aug. 9. The Turkish and Iraqi Kurds have been fighting together against the Islamic State. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing The Islamic State Threat, Kurdish Fighters Unite

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Nearly 90 percent of companies do formal evaluations at least once a year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Zack Blanton/iStockphoto hide caption

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Behold The Entrenched — And Reviled — Annual Review

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IBM's Watson supercomputer is most famous for winning at Jeopardy! Now it's been called in to come up with recipe ideas. Bob Goldberg/AP/IBM hide caption

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I've Got The Ingredients. What Should I Cook? Ask IBM's Watson

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Caltech biochemical engineer Frances Arnold was awarded a National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama in 2013. Jason Reed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Is 'Leaning In' The Only Formula For Women's Success In Science?

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