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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Ten years ago, there wasn’t much doctors could do to keep people with age-related macular degeneration from going blind. A colon cancer drug changed all that. But not everyone has been saved.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Boaty McBoatface received more than 124,000 votes in an online poll by Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council — more than 10 times the 11,000 votes for Attenborough’s name.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Analysts had expected the economy to gain significantly more jobs. The economy has gained an average of about 250,000 jobs monthly for the past six months.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Vice President Al Gore explains how human ingenuity can solve our climate crisis.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · In describing her experiences of immigration, poverty and homelessness, psychologist Tania Luna explains that gratitude for the small things creates a rich and hopeful life.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · Activist Mia Birdsong says the stories we tell about poverty don’t reflect reality. She describes people in her community who are optimistic about their futures — even if the larger society is not.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · When you hear Monika, life feels good: The Greek singer’s performances and presence are simply winning. Watch her perform four songs from Secret In The Dark at the NPR Music offices.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · In an audibly collaborative, thoughtfully layered track, Hannah Mohan and company zero in on what happens when a tight-knit group gets a little too close.
 

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May 6, 2016 | NPR · This vivid, unabashed protest album pairs Anohni’s unmistakable voice with contemporary synthetic sounds by Hudson Mohawke and Oneohtrix Point Never, yet finds ways to be truly unnerving.
 

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