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The 2009 Nobel Prizes

World Reacts To Obama's Nobel

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World Reacts To Obama's Nobel

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Setting Things Straight: Comedian Chris Rock explores the world of black hair care, talking to men and women about the lengths they go to as they manage their locks. Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Roadside Attractions

'Good Hair': Untangling A Knotty (But Big) Business

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The 2009 Nobel Prizes

How The Nobel Committee Works

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How The Nobel Committee Works

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An employee of an Indonesian money exchange counts currency in Jakarta. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

Dollar Loses Its Luster As Reserve Currency

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Dollar Loses Its Luster As Reserve Currency

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The developer of Icon Brickell recently reduced prices, though not to the fire-sale levels seen in some other Miami condo projects. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Economy

Miami Condo Market Heating Up Again

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Miami Condo Market Heating Up Again

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McDonald's plans to open a franchise in the underground shopping mall at Paris' famed Louvre art museum. Critics say even a more upscale than usual McDonald's will not meet the Louvre's standards. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Europe

Big Macs To Join Mona Lisa At the Louvre

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Big Macs To Join Mona Lisa At the Louvre

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From Our Listeners

Letters: Cost Of Medicine

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Letters: Cost Of Medicine

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Umpire Gilbert signals a score. He has been a high school football official for the past 20 years. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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Friday Night Lives

High School Football Refs: Ghosts Of The Gridiron

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High School Football Refs: Ghosts Of The Gridiron

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