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Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and does not have health insurance. It takes him three hours to commute home from the job he works as an overnight hotel janitor. Lisa Morehouse/KQED hide caption

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For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

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An employee demonstrates how a mother is checked for sound quality before it is duplicated during production at the Rainbo Records factory in Canoga Park, Calif. The vinyl record industry has seen an uptick in sales in recent years, keeping manufacturers like Rainbo busy. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

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'The Banh Mi Handbook': A Guide To A Viet-French Sandwich

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game; Charles Dance plays Commander Denniston. Director Morten Tyldum says the movie is set up like a mystery — "like a puzzle you're piecing together." Jack English/Black Bear Pictures hide caption

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In 'Imitation Game,' An Outsider Takes Center Stage

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Mike (left) and Matt (right) Gragnani are 25-year-old identical twins. Together, they've been able to buy an apartment and start a business before many of their peers. Courtesy of Mike Gragnani hide caption

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Millennials Might Be 'Generation Twin.' Is That A Bad Thing?

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Free-range chickens stand in a pen at an organic-accredited poultry farm in Germany. Joern Pollex/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicken Confidential: How This Bird Came To Rule The Cultural Roost

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Chad Coleman, left and Sonequa Martin-Green star as Tyreese and Sasha on AMC's The Walking Dead. Frank Ockenfels /AMC hide caption

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Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well

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"If I trust you with the power of human life, your standard has to be much higher," says rapper Killer Mike, son of a policeman, on police violence. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Killer Mike: 'Rap Has Given Me Voice'

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Do you want to go to the park? Mango Doucleff, of San Francisco, responds to her favorite command by perking up her ears and tilting her head. Michaeleen Doucleff/NPR hide caption

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How Dogs Understand What We Say

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Mae West is said to have worn these super platform shoes both on screen and off. Brian Sanderson/Courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Gold-Plated Gowns And 8-inch Pumps: The Stuff That Made Starlets Shimmer

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A group of wild turkeys surrounds Joanna Tierno on Mason Avenue in Staten Island. She loves to see the birds roaming the streets of her neighborhood. Courtesy of David Karopkin hide caption

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Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys

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