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While recovering from treatment for aplastic anemia, Tiffany Rowe had her wish granted. She danced on stage with Michael Jackson during his Bad concert tour. Courtesy of Tiffany Rowe hide caption

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Nature, Nurture, And Our Evolving Debates About Gender

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A view inside Rhode Island's John J. Moran Medium Security Prison, in Cranston. Rhode Island is the only state to screen every individual who comes into the correctional system for opioid use disorder, and to offer, in conjunction with with counseling, all three medically effective treatments. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction

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As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution

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Experts agree that the image on the left urges toilet users to flush toilet paper in the bowl rather than toss it in a trash can. As for the image on the right, it appears to offer a double warning: Don't stand on the seat, don't relieve yourself in the upper tank. Jennifer Wood/Courtesy of Doug Lansky hide caption

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Migrant Kids Survive Hardship To Reunite With Parents. Then What?

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Francescangeli says boys sometimes work long hours and are often tasked with pushing carts to move rocks out of the mines. "Being a child in these places is really hard," he says. "If they have some time to spend in a free way, they like to be children. But their life doesn't permit them to be children so often." Simone Francescangeli hide caption

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The home Jim Knaver shared with his wife, Toni, in Paradise, Calif., was completely leveled by the Camp Fire. Stephanie O'Neill for NPR hide caption

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Separated By Fire, Man Launches Wrenching Search For His Wife

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Facebook has been using artificial intelligence to detect if a user might be about engage in self-harm. The same technology may soon be used in other scenarios. Dado Ruvic/Reuters hide caption

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Facebook Increasingly Reliant on A.I. To Predict Suicide Risk

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks with the media after a series of listening sessions about campus sexual violence in July 2017. Among the significant changes is that schools can make it harder to prove allegations. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Simone Giertz: What Can Making Useless Robots Teach Us About Joy?

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David Baron: Why Should You Experience A Total Solar Eclipse?

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