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Parts of the Cape Fear River near Fayetteville, N.C., are contaminated with a PFAS compound called GenX. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is surveying residents in the area about their health. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS

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When is a snore just annoying and when is it a sign of sleep apnea? Luckily, they sound pretty different. Aleksandra Shutova / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Beyond Annoying: How To Identify The Sounds Of A Troublesome Snore

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A sign directs voters to a polling station on Nov. 8, 2016, in Cave Creek, Arizona. The state is one of several considering new voting laws that could make it more complicated to vote in 2020. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

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Most Teachers Don't Teach Climate Change; 4 In 5 Parents Wish They Did

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When the Mueller report was released, Ronnie Hipshire was surprised to find a photo of his father Lee on a poster to support President Trump that was created by Russians. Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Inside The Mueller Report, This Man Saw A Photo Of His Dad Being Used By Russians

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Larry Kahn (left) and Dave Lockwood, practice tiddlywinks. The game has a startlingly simple premise for a game that draws an academic fandom. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Suranne Jones stars as Anne Lister — sometimes called the first modern lesbian — in Gentleman Jack. Aimee Spinks/HBO hide caption

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'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

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The pipe organ of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, one of the most famous in the world, was spared from the cathedral fire on April 15, but major restoration needs to be done on the instrument. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After The Flames, Notre Dame's Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

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Judith Viorst's Washington, D.C. home is absolutely covered in pictures of family. Samantha Balaban/NPR hide caption

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'Nearing 90,' Judith Viorst Says She's Never Been Happier

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Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke campaigns in a living room on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa. He held six house parties in one day on April 6. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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When Your Living Room Becomes A 2020 Campaign Stage, 'It's Pretty Surreal'

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Sri Lankan officials inspect St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital, after a series of explosions on Easter Sunday at churches and hotels across Sri Lanka killed nearly 300 people and wounded hundreds more. Getty Images hide caption

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The restricted area next to the Koreas' Demilitarized Zone is heavily fortified with military posts and barbed wire to keep people out. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Firefighters line up as they wait for French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Christophe Petit Tesson/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Amid Devastation, Paris Firefighters' Bravery Is An Inspiration

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The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is an underground church built inside a salt mine, and made entirely of salt. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Colombia's Salt Cathedral Is A Marvel Of Architecture And A Popular House Of Worship

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The Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center in Plymouth houses men for court-mandated addiction treatment. Robin Lubbock/WBUR hide caption

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Prison For Forced Addiction Treatment? A Parent's 'Last Resort' Has Consequences

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L-R: Dancers Reid Bartelme, David Norsworthy and Sara Mearns perform in the Merce Cunningham centennial tribute Night of 100 Solos at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The staging of the event often saw multiple dancers performing independent solo routines simultaneously. Stephanie Berger/Courtesy of Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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100 Dances For 100 Years Of Merce Cunningham

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