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  1. BuzzFeed's Saeed Jones Wrote A Beautiful Thing On Being Black In The Book World

    "Combing through mastheads and tables of contents for the names of writers who are not straight white men can make you feel crazy. And it is crazy that doing so is still necessary."
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  2. Five Years After BP Oil Spill, Experts Debate Damage To Ecosystem

    An effort is underway to figure out how the BP oil spill harmed the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. The damage may not be as dire as feared, but researchers say it's too soon to know the long-term impacts.
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  3. Iranian Court Begins Espionage Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter

    Iran's state news agency says Jason Rezaian, 39, "is accused of espionage for the US government and activity against the Islamic Republic of Iran."
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  4. Live Anthrax Was Mistakenly Sent To 9 States And A U.S. Military Base

    The Pentagon says an attempt to ship inactive anthrax samples resulted in live samples being sent to labs in nine U.S. states and to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea.
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  5. The Windshield-Pitting Mystery Of 1954

    For some strange reason, people across America began to notice that thousands of automobile windshields were dotted with teeny-tiny pockmarks.
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  6. Not Your Mother's Catholic Frescoes: Radiant Portraits Of Queer People Of Color

    Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
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  7. How The World's Largest Refugee Camp Remade A Generation Of Somalis

    In the 1990s, hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled war and found a new home — and new opportunities — in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.
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  8. NYU Changes Its Policy On Reviewing Applicants' Criminal Background

    NYU has announced that when looking at applications, it will initially overlook the criminal record of prospective students.
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  9. Are Black Voters Ready For Hillary Clinton?

    African Americans are going to be key to a Hillary Clinton presidential run. After a tense 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama, she's trying to win them over.
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  10. How A Claim That A Childhood Vaccine Prevents Leukemia Went Too Far

    It seemed to make sense that the childhood Hib vaccine could cut leukemia risk by keeping the immune system in check. But proving there's cause and effect at work turns out to be a challenge.
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