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Taking Stock Of America's Toxic Sites And The Millions Living Near Them

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Mike (left) and Matt (right) Gragnani are 25-year-old identical twins. Together, they've been able to buy an apartment and start a business before many of their peers. Courtesy of Mike Gragnani hide caption

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Millennials Might Be 'Generation Twin.' Is That A Bad Thing?

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The Mystery Of The Missing Brains

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Do you want to go to the park? Mango Doucleff, of San Francisco, responds to her favorite command by perking up her ears and tilting her head. Michaeleen Doucleff/NPR hide caption

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How Dogs Understand What We Say

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A 40-pound tom turkey flaps his wing as Chris Conley carries him to a pen at Raymond's Turkey Farm in Methuen, Mass., on Friday. The farm raises approximately 20,000 broad-breasted white turkeys per year. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Scientists Analyze Skeletal Remains From Vampire Graveyard

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Search For Political Common Ground Is Difficult, Research Shows

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Colorectal Cancer Cases Are Dropping — Except Among Young Adults

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Shrinking Sea Ice Could Put Polar Bears In Grave Peril By 2100

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Lower Ozone Standard Would Raise The Compliance Bar For Business

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A helicopter's eye view of a new ETU, funded by USAID and built by Save the Children. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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Ebola Is Changing Course In Liberia. Will The U.S. Military Adapt?

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A turkey vulture makes quick work of a dead rabbit at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline park in Oakland, Calif. Sebastian Kennerknecht/Minden/Corbis hide caption

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How Can Vultures Eat Rotten Roadkill And Survive?

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

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A hand-drawn map on the wall of a rural clinic shows health workers where a woman with Ebola may be hiding. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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As Ebola Pingpongs In Liberia, Cases Disappear Into The Jungle

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'Queen Of Carbon' Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees

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