Taylor Alexander, who owns Baltimore clothing store Flawless Damsels, celebrates its recent reopening. A no-interest loan and online fundraiser helped her reopen the shop after it was looted in April's riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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For A Baltimore Boutique Owner, A 'Joyous' Reopening After The Riots

Baltimore clothing shop Flawless Damsels is one of the more than 400 businesses damaged in last spring's riots. The shop recently reopened and was bustling, though that's not the case everywhere.

Republican presidential candidate and Sen. Marco Rubio speaks during a campaign stop in New Hampshire last week. When he started the race, he said recently, "the only people that thought I could win were all in my house. Four of them were under the age of 10." Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Is Marco Rubio The Candidate Republicans Date But Don't Marry?

Polls suggest GOP primary voters really like Rubio, but when it comes to casting a vote they seem less sure. Time might tell whether he can turn his paper appeal into real appeal.

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Goats and Soda

Tree Counter Is Astonished By How Many Trees There Are

Earth is home to more than 3 trillion trees, a new map of forest density shows. That's more than anyone realized. But the total is also down about 46 percent since the first humans arrived.

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Taylor Alexander, who owns Baltimore clothing store Flawless Damsels, celebrates its recent reopening. A no-interest loan and online fundraiser helped her reopen the shop after it was looted in April's riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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