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Underwear, Dolls And More: Latin American New Year's Traditions

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Barbershop: 2016 Is Almost Over, But Was It Really The Worst?

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Actor and activist Jesse Williams says he believes his efforts are making a difference but gives credit to those who inspire him, among them black women and the black LGBTQ community. Melissa Kuypers /NPR hide caption

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Actor And Activist Jesse Williams: 'I'm Certain I'm Making A Difference'

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Several previous cease-fires have collapsed after a matter of days,€” but there is hope that this one will hold. On Saturday the U.N. Security Council supported the efforts by Russia and Turkey to end the violence. AP hide caption

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Former Ambassador Explains What's Next For U.S. And Russia After Sanctions

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Jad Isaac surveys the Har Homa settlement from his office window. Isaac, director of a Palestinian organization for sustainable development, is encouraged by Secretary of State John Kerry's impassioned defense of the U.N. Security Council's condemnation of the Israeli government's construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Palestinians Eye Israeli Settlements With Unease, Hoping For Foreign Support

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When Eleanor Dewald left her stuffed bear Teddy (that's not him pictured, but how adorable is that stuffed bear?) on a plane, he had an adventure of his own before making his way home. Ghislain & Marie David de Lossy/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Hulseman Dies At 84, Created Red Solo Cup

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2016 In Sports: Overdue Victories; When Games Got Political

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Amazon Echo Murder Case Renews Privacy Questions Prompted By Our Digital Footprints

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In Renewed Focus On Nuclear Deterrence, Nonproliferation Expert Recalls A Close Call

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In The Service Industry, New Year's Is Often About Just Getting By

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Jeff Lynch (left) and his wife, Christy, sought fertility treatments after Jeff returned home from his two deployments to Iraq, which left him unable to have children naturally. Brian Batista/American Homefront hide caption

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New Law Provides Fertility Treatment Benefits To Wounded Veterans

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