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About 40 miles east of Los Angeles, houses in the new College Park subdivision are designed to have good feng shui. Miles Bryan/NPR hide caption

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Economy

To Sell A House In California, It Might Need Good Feng Shui

Chinese nationals are buying real estate in historic numbers in Southern California. That's got some sellers using a new sales pitch: Location, location, location — and chi.

Former Tommy Tutone member Jim Keller has just released his third solo album. G M D THREE/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

What Philip Glass And Tommy Tutone Have In Common

Jim Keller manages a famous minimalist composer. He co-wrote "867-5309/Jenny" with Tommy Tutone. And somewhere in between, he's released his third solo album, Heaven Can Wait.

Syrian activist Dandachi found solace, and lessons, in Doctor Who (the title role portrayed here, in his 11th incarnation, by English actor Matt Smith). Adrian Rogers/BBC hide caption

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Parallels

Like 'Doctor Who,' Syrian Activists Hang In Limbo Post-Election

President Bashar Assad's election victory is another sign that exiled Syrian activists may never safely go home. One activist compares it to the fate of the time-traveling, British TV cult hero.

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