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May 26, 2015 | APM · In this Vermont kindergarten, every Monday is “Forest Monday” a day that gets students out of the classroom and into nature.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · The tropical virus has killed a man who returned to New Jersey from Liberia this month. But chances that he could have spread the disease are remote.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · NYU has announced that when looking at applications, it will initially overlook the criminal record of prospective students.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Faux eggs made with 3-D printers are better than sculpted versions, researchers say, because it’s easier to systematically vary their size, weight and other features. Next goal: 3-D fragile shells.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · It’s a worldwide chain that lets “the blind become our eyes.” But there’s a difference in the new Nairobi branch: The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.
 

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May 25, 2015 | ProPublica · Writer Charles Ornstein’s parents endure in many forms, he says. Most of those, he doesn’t carry in his pocket. But the voice mails — those unscripted moments of everyday life — he does.
 

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May 25, 2015 | WLPR · How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.
 

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May 25, 2015 | NPR · As California’s drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.
 

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May 25, 2015 | NPR · Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.
 

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May 25, 2015 | NPR · They’ve been supporting the men for years. But for the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women’s national team at a World Cup.
 

 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · The move sets up a showdown Wednesday with lawmakers in the state’s unicameral legislature. A close vote is expected as lawmakers try to override the veto.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Most of the deaths have occurred in southern Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. But high temperatures persist across much of the country of 1 billion people.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Analysts have noted that dividing districts based on eligible voters rather than total population would tend to shift representative power to localities with fewer children and fewer immigrants.
 

Arts & Life

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Perhaps no one did more to show us the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photos of farm workers and others have become iconic of the era.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Over 800 years before tea was known in the West, a Chinese master penned the The Classic of Tea. In it, he blends the practical with the spiritual and emphasizes rituals from cultivation to drinking.
 

May 26, 2015 | NPR · Lee wrote dozens of books, including Don’t Bite The Sun and Death’s Master – the latter of which was part of her popular Flat Earth series. She was 67.
 

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May 26, 2015 | NPR · Watch the hydration-obsessed Chicago rapper’s new video for the Kaytranada-produced single from his upcoming EP, Wave[s].
 

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May 26, 2015 | WXPN · The country star performs songs from her most recent album, last year’s The Way I’m Livin’.
 

May 26, 2015 | NPR · In the 1940s, recording engineers perfected new sound techniques that were used in World War II — and which launched a hi-fi revolution. Lloyd Schwartz reviews the new 53-CD Decca box set.
 

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