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Line-sitters waited for hours outside Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, on July 3. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT hide caption

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5-Hour Line Turns Barbecue Pilgrims Into Cash Cow For Locals

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Foreign Buyers Scoop Up Abandoned Spanish Villages

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What Do Low Oil Prices Mean For Unconventional Extraction Methods?

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Ryan Peck repossesses vehicles in Corpus Christi, Texas. His business is seeing the upside of the downturn in oil prices: a spike in the number of expensive trucks bought by oilfield workers during an earlier boom. Mose Buchele/KUT hide caption

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Oil Market Bust Yields Unexpected Boom For Texas Repo Men

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Donald Trump owns this Trump Tower building at 725 Fifth Ave. in New York City. It's one of only a handful he owns in the city, though 17 buildings there bear his name. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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When You See 'Trump' On A Building, It Might Not Be What You Think

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Eat fish or take a fish oil supplement? Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds. iStockphoto hide caption

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If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

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This Bloody Mary served at the Nationals Park in D.C. came with a meat straw, which infuses each sip with an umami flavor. Ben Hirko first came up with the concept while tending bar one snowy night in 2009. The straws have become a hit. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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The Bloody Mary Meat Straw: An All-American Story

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With Futures Tied To Mining, Some Montana Towns Seek New Ways To Get By

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Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav earned $156 million last year — nearly 2,000 times more than the median Discovery worker. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Discovery Communications hide caption

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Comparing The Top Boss's Pay To Yours

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Customers line up to enter the Gucci shop at a mall in Shanghai. ALY SONG/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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China's Tricky Economic Transition: From Steel Mills To E-Commerce

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