A Muslim man reads the Koran

Ramadan: An alternate view

Ramadan, when Muslims around the world observe their faith by fasting from sunrise to sunset, abstain from impure thoughts, read the Koran, pray, and think of God, ends on July 29. Getty photojournalist Dan Kitwood offers this alternate view of Ramadan, at a mosque in London, in black and white images created and edited on a smartphone.
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Prince on the Arsenio Hall show

Remembering the artist formerly known as 'Purple Pain' 30 years later

Today's Morning Edition music is from Prince, with "Baby I'm a Star" from the film "Purple Rain," which opened in theaters 30 years ago today. It was filmed in and around Minneapolis, with many scenes at the First Avenue nightclub -- where some of the bartenders called Prince "Purple Pain."

As political disenchantment soars, primary voter turnout dwindles

Less than 15 percent of eligible citizens cast ballots in the 25 states that have held statewide primaries this year.

U of M Duluth gets Antarctica research grant

The university says the research will provide a new perspective on major ice caps and their surrounding geology.

ND saltwater pipeline leak may have reached creek

The Department of Health says "a small amount" may have entered an oxbow of Timber Creek approximately five miles northwest of Arnegard.

Key chain blood-alcohol testing: Making quantified drinking easer?

he quantified self movement has turned monitoring steps, sleep and other activities with technology into a self-improvement pastime. Could the next frontier be alcohol consumption?
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