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On Cue in Oklahoma City, was reportedly the first station to lower regular unleaded below $2 a gallon. Now, 24 states have $1.99 gasoline.

Published on December 20, 2014

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This July 1943 photo provided by the Los Angeles Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen Inc., shows Lowell C. Steward after his graduation from flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, in Tuskegee, Ala. Steward, who won the Distinguished Flying Cross among other awards, died on Wednesday at age 95.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Health workers rest outside a quarantine zone at a Red Cross facility in the town of Koidu, Kono district in Eastern Sierra Leone on Friday. The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola deaths in the current outbreak has exceeded 7,000.

Published on December 20, 2014

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A worker carries a poster for the movie The Interview away from its display case at a theater in Atlanta. "It feels like the margin's narrowed about what kind of movies Hollywood will be making," says veteran Hollywood producer Stephanie Striegel.

Published on December 20, 2014

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The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, in a photograph taken earlier this year.

Published on December 20, 2014

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This spiky mollusk is called Alviniconcha strummeri, named after Joe Strummer, the late frontman for the Clash.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks in front of the map of the Russian Federation, with Crimea on the left of the map, during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday. The Kremlin has responded angrily to the latest round of U.S.-EU sanctions over the annexation of Crimea.

Published on December 20, 2014

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NPR's Michel Martin asked a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Ferguson resident Frankie Edwards shows a rubber bullet wound he suffered during one of the nights of protests to NPR's Michel Martin (right) and Ferguson Mayor James Knowles (second from right) during the community conversation at Wellspring Church.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Carlos Santana visits NPR for an interview about his new memoir The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Michel Martin with five Latino influencers from the Charlotte business community. Alina Bartlett, Jorge De La Jara, Carlos Salum, Deborah Aguiar-Vélez, and Milagritos Aguilar.

Published on December 20, 2014

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A banner for The Interview is posted outside Arclight Cinemas, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Wednesday. The theatrical release of the film has been cancelled following cyber attacks and threats believed to originate in North Korea.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Students learning to code at General Assembly in New York City.

Published on December 20, 2014

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At Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco, students spend most of the day in the "lab," pairing with one another on coding challenges.

Published on December 20, 2014

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At Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco, group lectures focus on teaching students to teach themselves.

Published on December 20, 2014

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A student at the coder boot camp at General Assembly in New York City learns more than "Hello, world."

Published on December 20, 2014

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Todd Moss and President Toure of Mali in September 2007. Toure was deposed in a coup five years later.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Todd Moss on a 1992 visit to Tanzania.

Published on December 20, 2014

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Antarctica, writes Francis, is "an empire of ice and of isolation."

Published on December 20, 2014

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Halley is a remote British research station located on the Brunt Ice Shelf on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. Here, the base is seen as the sun returns after months of darkness.

Published on December 20, 2014

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