Peter Diamond, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economics professor, beams during a Cambridge, Mass., news conference shortly after he won the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics on Oct. 11. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Nobel Economic Recipe: Help States, Add Stimulus

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Unfriendly Skies? Blind Passengers Sue United

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Biologists are relocating species such as this juvenile Mojave Desert tortoise due to the planned construction of BrightSource Energy's solar plant in southern California. Sarah McBride for NPR hide caption

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The Tortoise And The Solar Plant: A Mojave Story

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Summer Quarter Yields 2 Percent Economic Growth

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Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce speaks in April during a vote on SB 1070, the immigration bill he sponsored. The final version resembled "model legislation" he helped draft during an ALEC conference in Washington, D.C., last year. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny

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Tony Hawk founded the Tony Hawk Foundation in 2002 to promote and help finance public skateparks in low-income areas. Rebecca Joelson hide caption

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Tony Hawk: From Skateboard Misfit To CEO

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Runners Lace Up Their Shoes For Charity

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Verizon Wireless Agrees To Fee Settlement

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Scientists Help Make Brazil An Agriculture Dynamo

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How Brazil Challenged Europe, And Won

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Workers at the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville, England, join together chocolate Easter egg halves. Cadbury’s cream-filled eggs were first introduced in 1923. Fox Photos/Hulton Archive hide caption

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The Sweet, Social Legacy Of Cadbury Chocolate

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