Women have long been told their place is in the kitchen — but not as chefs. To this day, only about 20 percent of chefs are women. Yuri Arcurs/iStockphoto hide caption

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"We don't collect a lot of your data and understand every detail about your life. That's just not the business that we are in," says Apple CEO Tim Cook, shown here at the NPR offices in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Volkswagen sales slowed after it was revealed that the company had been cheating emissions tests by outfitting some diesel cars with "defeat devices." Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Songdo, outside Seoul, was envisioned as a futuristic international business hub, drawing residents from all over the world. Instead, this young city has become populated mostly by Koreans. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Paul Mesple is a fig farmer near the Central Valley town of Chowchilla, Calif. He and his partner farm around 2,000 acres of figs. Ezra David Romero/Valley Public Radio hide caption

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