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Comcast is the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in the United States. A recent survey found that many Americans give Internet service providers low marks for satisfaction. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Internet In America: An On Again, Off Again Relationship

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A ground-based cloud-seeding tower at Alpine Meadows ski area near California's Lake Tahoe. It spits out silver iodide particles that are the right size and shape to help precipitation form. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Around the Nation

It's Not Magic On The Mountain, It's A Rain-Making MachineKQED

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The flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, flutters on the dome of an Armenian Catholic Church in the northern rebel-held Syrian city of Raqqa on Sept. 28, 2013. At first, Syrian rebels and civilians welcomed the experienced Islamist fighters, and the groups fought together to take over the city from Syrian troops. Now, many Syrians fear and resent ISIS. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

As Rebels Fight Rebels, Grim Reports From A Syrian City

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Propane cylinders sit on the grounds of Blue Rhino, a propane gas company, in Tavares, Fla. In the Midwest, farmers needed more propane for crops that came in later than normal. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

As Temps Drop, Gas Prices Rise, Along With Demand For Fuel

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A U.S. Army soldier guards the remains of a burned-out military ammunition truck after it was attacked in Fallujah, Iraq, on Oct. 19, 2003. Fallujah and its surrounds were the site of some of the bloodiest fighting for U.S. troops during the Iraq war. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Iraq

Fallujah Veterans Ask Hard Questions About Their Sacrifices

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Nurse Carina Araujo gives care to a child in the neonatal intensive care unit at Maternidade Doutor Alfredo da Costa Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 6. Portugal's birthrate has dropped 14 percent since the economic crisis hit. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Portugal's Baby Bust Is A Stark Sign Of Hard Times

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