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Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

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Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

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Police Videos Aren't Going Away. How Can We Learn From Them?

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In the era of body cameras and cellphones, the act of seeing police do their job is radically altering the public-police relationship, and changing civilian and police behavior and perceptions alike.

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Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

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Soon after the terrorist attack in London, the Parliament's Twitter account posted a short message restoring business as usual. NPR's Scott Simon remembers another time Brits met terror with calm.

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The Beast Born Of Snow: What It Feels Like In The Jaws Of An Avalanche

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"Think of being in a train crash," says one survivor. Now, think of a train crash made of a mountainside. This is an avalanche — and surviving one will take expertise, equipment and a lot of luck.

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The Pregame PB&J: How The Comfort Food Became The NBA's Recipe For Success

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"If there's a locker room that doesn't have it, I haven't seen it," says ESPN reporter Baxter Holmes, who expands on his recent story, which details professional basketball's obsession with the snack.

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These 'Women In The Castle' Provide New Perspectives On Nazi Germany

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Jessica Shattuck's novel follows three German women — all war widows, and all of very different political persuasions — who take refuge in a ruined Bavarian castle at the end of World War II.

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We Are All Martha: Alison Wright On How Her 'Americans' Character Became A Hit

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Wright plays an FBI secretary who falls in love with an undercover Russian spy. She says Martha is "who we would all most likely be" if we found ourselves in the world of The Americans.

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A Robotic Life Raft, the Evolution of Your Nose, and the Joy of Sleep

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Can Geometry Root Out Gerrymandering?

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Retelling the Story of the BP Oil Spill

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Superblooms Are a ‘Smorgasbord’ for Bees

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To Infinity and Beyond With Mathematician Eugenia Cheng

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Training Docs Around the Clock

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Beer Brewers Test A Taboo, Recycling Water After It Was Used In Homes

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When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?" After trying it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared the Full Circle Pale Ale "fantastic."

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'Girl In Disguise' Is A Spunky Spy Saga

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Little is known about the real life of Kate Warne, the first female detective in America — but Greer Macallister's romp of a novel paints her as a live wire, an ace in a dangerous man's world.

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