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Out Of Tucson Carnage, A Family Emerges Unbroken — And 'Grown Up'

Five years ago Friday, a gunman opened fire in a parking lot in Tucson, Ariz., killing six and wounding others — including Mary Reed, who had been protecting her daughter. This is their story.
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Leaving The Place That Nurtured Them: Howard Students Move On

Two students who participated in the Howard Project describe the challenges of life after senior year.
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Vegetables Likely To Take More Of Your Plate In 2016

Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016, and what can we expect?
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Asia Expert: Taliban's Resurgence Threatens Afghanistan's Stability

Andrew Wilder, vice president of Asia programs at the United States Institute of Peace, speaks with NPR'S Scott Simon about why the war in Afghanistan intensified in 2015.
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Saudi Arabia Executes 47, Including Prominent Cleric

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 people, including Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. Iran had close ties to al-Nimr and condemned the execution, saying there will be consequences for Saudi Arabia.
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Lead Poisoning In Michigan Highlights Aging Water Systems Nationwide

The U.S. is losing 15 percent of its drinking water to leaks in its deteriorating water systems, some of which rely on 100-year-old pipes, says Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution.
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Charlie Hebdo, The Licensed Anarchist Clowns Of French Society

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Adam Gopnik, who wrote the foreword to Open Letter, a manifesto by Stephane Charbonnier, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was killed when gunmen attacked the paper's offices.
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When The Closest Thing To Home Was A Hospital Bed

They moved to Seattle in search of a better life for their two kids. Instead, they found hospital time, medical bills and 14 months of homelessness. But they made it home eventually — together.
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'Weekend Update' Co-Anchors Dish On 'SNL' And Donald Trump

As hosts of Saturday Night Live's news segment, Colin Jost and Michael Che are used to joking about hot-button issues — including the 2016 presidential election. Originally broadcast Nov. 10, 2015.
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From Ferguson To The '16 Election, Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Has Found Its Voice

The host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show says it took a few months — and some advice from Jon Stewart — for him to get comfortable in his new role. Originally broadcast Aug. 19, 2015.

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