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From left, sisters Sue, Mary and Jane in 2009. Jane says Mary's death at Sandy Hook is "a weight you kind of drag around in your life." Courtesy of Jane Dougherty hide caption

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After A Mass Shooting, Families Feel 'A Pain That Will Never Go Away'

After the vigils and the reporters move on to the next mass shooting, the families are left to deal with the grief. "I feel like it never ends," says Jane Dougherty, who lost her sister at Sandy Hook.

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In China, Trump Helped Basketball Stars But Not Human Rights

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In Motion Niklas Aman
snap awake! a picture of her

A third of Native Americans say they have experienced discrimination in the work place when seeking jobs, getting promotions and earning equal pay, according to a new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard TH Chan school of public health. Dylan Johnson for NPR hide caption

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As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own

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Slowboy Vasudeva

Members of Handicap International's de-mining team in Colombia debate how best to destroy an improvised explosive device that they unearthed. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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A Heavily Mined Country Grapples With Bombs In Baby Food Jars

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Ein Kleines Lied Arovane, Hior Chronik
Reprise Ryan Teague

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This Thanksgiving, Try StoryCorps' Oral History Project

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Chicken blinchiki from Kachka. Leela Cyd/Courtesy of Flatiron Books hide caption

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Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef

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Singer-performance artist Poppy attends the 7th Annual Streamy Awards in September, when she won the Breakthrough Artist award. Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

What Is Poppy?

What Is Poppy?

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Pop Music Poppy
I Love It (feat. Charli XCX) - Steven Redant '90s Bitch Club Mix Icona Pop

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After A Mass Shooting, Families Feel 'A Pain That Will Never Go Away'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at her Berlin party headquarters Friday for talks with members of potential coalition parties to form a new government. Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Germany's Merkel, Weakened After Poor Election Showing, Struggles To Form Government

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Smoke Sill Broke For Free
Geometer Lymbyc Systym
Exotica Medley: Tiny Bubbles/It's Not Unusual/Fly Me to the Moon The Lounge Brigade
Los Federales Signal Hill

Sam Rockwell (left) and Caleb Landry Jones feature heavily in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which is open now in theaters. Merrick Morton/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Caleb Landry Jones, 'Three Billboards' Salesman, Sees His 'Fat Face' On Screen

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In The Wolves, characters are known only by their jersey numbers. Playwright Sarah DeLappe says she wanted to portray them "not as daughters, not as girlfriends, not as sexual objects, but as athletes." Julieta Cervantes/Courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater hide caption

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Like A War Movie, But 'On A Planet Of Teenage Girls'

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Dirt Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music For A Found Harmonium Penguin Cafe Orchestra