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A Purple Heart Warrior Takes Aim At Military Inequality In 'Shoot Like A Girl'

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 1:56pm

Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar is part of a lawsuit that argues excluding women from combat is unconstitutional. She says the lawsuit isn't about women's rights – it's about military effectiveness.

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Ecuador's Fanesca Is A Lenten Soup Flavored With Centuries Of Tradition

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:11am

This thick, creamy stew features 12 "grains" that represent the Twelve Apostles and cod (for Jesus). It takes days and many hands to prepare, a meal befitting Ecuador's elaborate Lenten traditions.

(Image credit: Amy Robertson for NPR)




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