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Planet Money

Bribery In India: A Good Thing?

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Bribery In India: A Good Thing?

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Chinese J-10 fighter jets pass an air force officer on the tarmac at the Yangcun airbase of the People's Liberation Army Air Force in Tianjin, southeast of Beijing, April 13, 2010. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Asia

China Sets Sights On Enhanced Air, Sea Power

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China Sets Sights On Enhanced Air, Sea Power

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Paul Law, director of the Interactive Autism Network, and his wife, Kiely Law, changed the direction of their careers after having a child with autism. IAN seeks to facilitate research on autism spectrum disorders. Gail Burton/AP hide caption

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Health

Grandparents Often Help Support Kids With Autism

3 min

Grandparents Often Help Support Kids With Autism

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This infrared image shows ash spewing out of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano. It was taken April 17 by a NASA spacecraft. Hotter areas, shown in red, can be seen at the ash plume's base. NASA/JPL/EO-1 Mission/GSFC/Ashley Davies hide caption

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Iceland's Volcanic Eruption And Its Aftermath

Tracking Volcano Ash To Improve Flight Safety

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Tracking Volcano Ash To Improve Flight Safety

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The 5 Browns' latest album features film music. Andrew Southam hide caption

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Andrew Southam

Music News

The 5 Browns: Blending Pop And Classical

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The 5 Browns: Blending Pop And Classical

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Waynoka Historical Society Collection/'Appetite for America'

Author Interviews

How Was The West Won? With Hospitality

8 min

How Was The West Won? With Hospitality

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Isabelle, 9, has a rare genetic disorder called Williams syndrome. One of the symptoms is that people have an inability to distrust anyone, even strangers. Isabelle often picks at her hands as a means of relieving stress. Jesse Neider/for NPR hide caption

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National

When The 'Trust Hormone' Is Out Of Balance

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When The 'Trust Hormone' Is Out Of Balance

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (foreground) visits the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility some 200 miles south of the capital, Tehran, in this April 8, 2008, photo issued by the Iranian president's office. Iranian President's Office/AP hide caption

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World

No Way To Keep Iran From Nuclear Statehood?

5 min

No Way To Keep Iran From Nuclear Statehood?

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The Philadelphia Orchestra wants to include more educational concerts, performances in the suburbs and possibly a bigger emphasis on lighter, more popular fare. Ryan Donnell hide caption

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Ryan Donnell

Music News

Philadelphia Orchestra: Is Anyone Listening?

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Philadelphia Orchestra: Is Anyone Listening?

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James Whitbourn's Luminosity expands the experience of classical music beyond the edges of the traditional map of classical style. Hewholooks/Wikimedia hide caption

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Music Reviews

James Whitbourn's Celestial Sounds

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James Whitbourn's Celestial Sounds

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