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Johnson and his employees used to cut the fields of greens by hand. Now, they use an industrial-scale cutter, which is more efficient and allows them to grow and sell more greens at a lower price. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Food

Vt. Town's Food Focus Still A Growing Concept

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Even in Italy, healthy peasant fare like the fresh vegetables and fruits at this market stall in Venice isn't cheap, leading many there to abandon the famously healthy Mediterranean diet. Marco Secchi/Getty Images hide caption

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Mediterraneans Abandon Their Famous Diet

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President Obama tours Cree, Inc., a manufacturer of energy efficient LED lighting, in North Carolina on June 13. Economists believe the innovation of new technology would create jobs and boost the economy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Economy's 'New Normal'

Emphasis On Innovation Could Boost U.S. Economy

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President Obama tours the Automotive Training Program at the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria campus, in June, Va. Slower economic growth means fewer opportunities for U.S. companies, which in turn leads to less hiring. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Economy's 'New Normal'

The Problem With A Slow-Growth Economy

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Artifacts from the space shuttle program, and the final mission by Atlantis, are destined for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Here, Atlantis blasts off from Kennedy Space Center for its last mission. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The End Of The Space Shuttle Era

Shuttle Program's Next Trip: To The Museum

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A lawn maintenance worker mows the lawn of a foreclosed Lanham, Md., home. Fannie Mae spends tens of millions of dollars a year just on lawn maintenance for the more than 150,000 foreclosed properties on its books. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

The Cost Of Owning 150,000 Foreclosed Homes

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Mike Vickers runs the group Texas Border Volunteers, which patrols his ranch, and others in south Texas, that complain of illegal immigrants trespassing. Vickers says he has found bodies of immigrants on his land. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'Spillover' Violence From Mexico: Trickle Or Flood?

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It's In The Mustache: According to Algeo, President Grover Cleveland believed that if anything happened to his trademark mustache during his surgery at sea, the public would know something was wrong. National Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Interviews

A Yacht, A Mustache: How A President Hid His Tumor

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In 1985, Chris Turner was convicted of the murder of Catherine Fuller. After spending decades in prison, Turner is now out on parole; he maintains his innocence. He is shown here in his childhood neighborhood in Northeast Washington, D.C., about 100 yards away from what was Fuller's home. Amanda Steen/NPR hide caption

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Law

A Murder, 7 Convictions And Many Questions

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Yingluck Shinawatra speaks to the media the day after her party won an overwhelming victory in Sunday's national election. The party is loyal to Yingluck's brother former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Asia

Ousted Thai Leader's Sister Becomes Prime Minister

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