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'Called To Be A Funeral Director': Most Mortuary School Grads Are First In The Family

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Bruce Springsteen performing in 2012 during a campaign rally for former President Barack Obama in Des Moines, Iowa. Brooks Kraft/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks before the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2018. He'll address the assembly for the third time this week amid concerns about the role of U.S. leadership in the world. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, is in New York this week to make the case for lifting sanctions on his country. Eslah Attar for NPR hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister: 'Abandon The Illusion' That Tehran Will Cave To Pressure

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Stefan Krasowski, co-founder of the Reach For The Miles meetup, stands in front of Krak des Chevaliers in western Syria. The war-torn country was the last one that Krasowski, who has since turned 40, had yet to visit. Stefan Krasowski/Rapid Travel Chai hide caption

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How One Man Used Miles To Fulfill His Dream To Visit Every Country Before Turning 40

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A coal-fired power plant in central Poland. Global greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2018, and the world is on track for potentially catastrophic climate change in the coming decades. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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U.N. Climate Summit Sets Stage For New National Emissions Promises

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Speedboats from Iran's Revolutionary Guard circle the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero on Sunday, July 21 in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, after it was seized in the Strait of Hormuz two days earlier. Morteza Akhoondi/AP hide caption

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Gina Yashere is a co-creator of the new CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola. She speaks above at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival hide caption

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There Was 'No Chance Of Me Going Into The Arts,' Says Comedian Gina Yashere

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Texas Country Rocker Paul Cauthen Preaches The Good, The Bad And The Prickly

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks with reporters about a whistleblower complaint on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats Intensify Calls For Potential Impeachment Over Whistleblower Complaint

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Pittsburgh police investigators gather outside an apartment building on the city's South Side where police say multiple people are dead and others are hospitalized in what they believe to be an isolated drug overdose incident. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher, "I thought it was my apartment" several times as she waited for emergency responders to arrive. Guyger is charged in the September, 2018 killing of Botham Jean. Mesquite Police Department via AP hide caption

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Holy Trinity Music School's youth choir and chamber orchestra perform in the Smithsonian's Enid A. Haupt garden in Washington, D.C. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, 'This Music School Will Never Stop'

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Brad Pitt stars in Ad Astra as an astronaut in search of his father, who disappeared on a mission many years prior. Francois Duhamel/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Brad Pitt On Making 'Ad Astra,' Processing Trauma And Channeling David Bowie

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A Boy And A Pup Come To One Another's Rescue In 'The Dog Who Lost His Bark'

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Tawanda Kanhema in 2018 wearing Google Street View camera gear at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Casey Curry hide caption

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He's Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View — Starting With Zimbabwe

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