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Monika Evstatieva

For the past two weeks, thousands of Afghans have arrived in the U.S. Many have passed through a huge makeshift processing center in Virginia. NPR reporters got an exclusive look inside the facility.
A break down the mixed reaction to Timberlake’s big week, in which a new album and a Super Bowl performance both took a beating in popular opinion and the press.
International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.