Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark

RARE travels with renowned photographer Joel Sartore as he photographs at-risk and rare species in the wild, in zoos, in nature preserves and explores his Photo Ark initiative. This captivating and visually stunning special will reveal why ensuring species’ futures matters to us all.

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Kelly Kuhns's two-year-old son Oliver was born with Down syndrome. She says that she was shocked when a prenatal test revealed a Trisomy 21 mutation. But, she says, "he's still a baby. He's still worthy of a life just like everybody else." SARAH MCCAMMON / NPR

Down Syndrome Families Divided Over Abortion Ban

When a pregnant woman finds out that she’s likely to give birth to a baby with Down syndrome, she’s often given the option to terminate the pregnancy. But families affected by the genetic disorder that causes developmental delays are conflicted over whether such abortions should be legal.

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The Gift of Music: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Classical Music Fan in Your Life

These new recordings have brought me a lot of pleasure over the past few months. May they do the same for you. Here are a few gift suggestions for the lovers of classical music in your life. (The reco…

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