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Archaeologist Works To Track The Islamic State's War On Culture

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks to archaeologist Michael Danti, who is tracking the cultural heritage sites and artifacts in Palmyra, Syria, that may soon be lost forever at the hands of ISIS.

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Decade After Hurricane Katrina, Obama Celebrates New Orlean's Resilience

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President Obama visits New Orleans Thursday, on the eve of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast.

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Hunger Strike Over Future Of Chicago School Enters Its 11th Day

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Parents, teachers and activists are fighting to defend a high school the school board voted to close several years ago. They say officials are ignoring their input over what kind of school to reopen.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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9/11 Survivor Known As 'Dust Lady' From Iconic Photo Dies

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Marcy Borders was captured in an haunting photo where she was pictured covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Her family says she died of stomach cancer this week.

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. Her brutal beating during the 1965 Bloody Sunday march was depicted in the movie "Selma."

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Suspect Kills Self After Fatally Shooting 2 Journalists On Air

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A gunman shot and killed a reporter and her videographer Wednesday on live television in Virginia. The suspect, a disgruntled former station employee, then posted his own video of the shootings on social media, and later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Suspect Kills Self After Fatally Shooting 2 Journalists On Air

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A gunman shot and killed a reporter and her videographer Wednesday on live television in Virginia. The suspect, a disgruntled former station employee, then posted his own video of the shootings on social media, and later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Suspect Kills Self After Fatally Shooting 2 Journalists On Air

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A gunman shot and killed a reporter and her videographer Wednesday on live television in Virginia. The suspect, a disgruntled former station employee, then posted his own video of the shootings on social media, and later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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The Strange History Of Betting On Elections: It Wasn't Just About Money

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It wasn't always illegal to bet on presidential elections. Before polling, the practice used to be so commonplace that it actually increased public engagement with elections.

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The Strange History Of Betting On Elections: It Wasn't Just About Money

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It wasn't always illegal to bet on presidential elections. Before polling, the practice used to be so commonplace that it actually increased public engagement with elections.

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The Strange History Of Betting On Elections: It Wasn't Just About Money

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It wasn't always illegal to bet on presidential elections. Before polling, the practice used to be so commonplace that it actually increased public engagement with elections.

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