Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.
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New York Governor's Race Grows Nastier

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Helene Martich smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island in New York City, something that would be illegal under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on smoking in city parks, beaches, and parts of Times Square. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The story of sealing the BP's busted well once and for all still has drama. It just doesn't have dramatic pictures. Patrick Semansky/Associated Press hide caption

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The Frankfurt Kitchen, designed by Austrian Margarete (Grete) Schuette-Lihotzky in 1926. Courtesy MoMA hide caption

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A family plays Monopoly in the kitchen of their home in Jericho, Vt. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Monopoly Game: Rules Made To Be Broken?

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The New Economics Of Fancy Playgrounds

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Gulf Fund Administrator: Listen To The People

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