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Mike Tyson and Cus D'Amato in training. "I'm not a creator," D'Amato once said. "What I do is discover and uncover." Ken Regan/Camera 5 /Courtesy of Blue Rider Press & Plume hide caption

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Author Interviews

Mike Tyson's New Book Is A Memorial To The Man Who Made Him A Champion

Tyson says trainer Cus D'Amato is the reason he had such a legendary career. "We had a lot of dreams, hopes. ... Being champ of the world, that's all that we ever thought about."

Mike Tyson's New Book Is A Memorial To The Man Who Made Him A Champion

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During a weekly anti-Japanese demonstration, South Korean students sit near a statue of a teenage girl symbolizing former "comfort women" who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II. The statue is seen in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Feb. 3, 2016. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels - World News

Not All South Koreans Satisfied With Japan's Apology To 'Comfort Women'

In 2015, Japan signed an agreement giving $8.3 million to the few surviving comfort women. But South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in now says it's something his people "cannot emotionally accept."

Not All South Koreans Satisfied With Japan's Apology To 'Comfort Women'

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NPR Ed

When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering.

When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

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Politics

'Asking God To Forgive Me': N.C. Lawmaker Seeks Redemption For War Votes

Driven by a profound regret for his votes to authorize the wars in the Middle East, Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., is leading a bipartisan effort to pull the U.S. military out of Afghanistan.

'Asking God To Forgive Me': N.C. Lawmaker Seeks Redemption For War Votes

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Macron Opens A 'Demanding' Dialogue With Putin In France

The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries' tattered ties.

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All Tech Considered

Flipbooks Help Prisoners Stay Connected To Their Loved Ones

For people in prison, rules limiting access to technology make seeing video of their kids' first steps difficult. But a Colorado woman is using a 19th century solution for this 21st century problem.

Flipbooks Help Prisoners Stay Connected To Their Loved Ones

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All Tech Considered

For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are The New Composers

In some cases, the job of composer might be going the way of typewriter repairman and bowling pinsetter as software creates music more cheaply and quickly than humans. Can you hear the difference?

For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are The New Composers

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Chris Lowe of releasing a juvenile white shark back into the water, Spring 2017, head of the Shark Lab at California State University at Long beach, releases a juvenile white shark back into the water earlier this spring. Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab hide caption

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Animals

How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

Why have dozens of great white sharks turned up around Southern California beaches recently? Finding out the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her.

How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

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NPR Ed

Hall Passes, Buses, Lunch Duty: What If The Principal Could Focus On Achievement?

Can principals be better leaders if they have more time to focus on instruction? The Washington, D.C., schools are adding managers to handle operations and logistics.

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Parallels - World News

Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

Thousands of Georgians displaced by conflict within their country have been living for years in crumbling, unsafe apartments. At a recent protest in Zugdidi, some sewed their lips shut; others threatened to set themselves on fire.

Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

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