Inmates from the Eastern Correctional Facility listen as professor Delia Mellis leads a class on the Cold War. More than 300 students are enrolled in the Bard Prison Initiative each semester, within a curriculum that offers over 60 courses. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

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College Classes In Maximum Security: 'It Gives You Meaning'

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Large German bank KfW says it quickly recovered money it had mistakenly sent to four other banks. Here, one of its Berlin offices is seen in a 2015 photo. ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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In Conflict With Trump Agenda, California Sets Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

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What If You Held An African Summit And No Africans Could Come?

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Blatant discrimination against older workers is illegal, but new research shows that it can be harder to get hired when you're older. Aleutie/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Too Much Experience To Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias

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Starship Technologies' delivery robots, which can be found traveling the sidewalks of Washington, D.C., get smarter the more they drive — learning about sidewalk and traffic patterns with every trip they take. Meg Kelly/NPR hide caption

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Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

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The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

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Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open. Company shares tumbled more than 12 percent Wednesday. Above, the department store's location in Brooklyn's Flatbush neighborhood today. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Wall Street Trader Outlines Market Trends Ahead Of Health Care Vote

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Salaried employees file their income tax papers at an tax office in New Delhi in 2013. Many Indians, including the entire agricultural sector and those living on less than $3,700 a year, are exempt from income tax. The Finance Ministry says just 27 million Indians paid income tax last year. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

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Among Trump Supporters, Conflicts Of Interest Aren't A Top Concern

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The South By Southwest Effect: How The Festival Affects Austin

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South By Southwest Adds A 'Super Bowl' To Austin's Economy Each Year

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, address the media during a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday in advance of the weekend's G20 summit. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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How The Tooth Fairy Helps Explain The Rising Cost Of Parenting

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President Trump looks on as German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at a joint news conference Friday at the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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(Top) Howdy Holmes talks with employee Sandy Parker on the factory floor. Parker started working at Jiffy when she was 24 years old, nearly 38 years ago. (Bottom left) Historical photos line the walls of the factory entrance. (Bottom right) Employee lockers. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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How To Make Boring Sell: In A Jiffy

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Two Economists With Opposing Political Views On The Trump Budget

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