David Kestenbaum David Kestenbaum is a science correspondent for NPR. His job allows him to combine his extensive background in physics with his love of broadcast journalism.

Uncle Sam Needs You To Help Pay Down The Debt

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Planet Money's Toxic Asset Apparently Is Toxic

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For Greece, Breaking The 'Orbital Pull Of Stupid'

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How Do You Rate A Country?

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In Search Of India's Red-Tape Factory

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Bribery In India: A Good Thing?

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Toxic Assets Market Awaits Rebound

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We Bought A Toxic Asset; You Can Watch It Die

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Decade After Introduction, Euro Struggles

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How Should Medicare Pay Doctors?

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