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Pandora Radio executives ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate their company's initial public offering June 15. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Volatile Markets Could Dry Up Funds For Startups

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Give Inski's The Mattson 2 feat. Tommy Guererro
Trampoline Phoenix Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
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Lightening the mood, the otherwise serious health care proceedings are punctuated by song and dance. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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In Senegal, The Grandmas Are In Charge

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Revolting Children Matilda
Serenity Now Todd Clouser
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Jimmy Weekley, 71, shown here with a friend, says that when he was a kid, there were more than two dozen homes in Pigeonroost Hollow, W.Va. "But right now no one else lives in this hollow except me, James Weekley, and the coal company." Andrew Lichtenstein hide caption

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The Last Man On The Mountain

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Just a Closer Walk with Thee Edward Gerhard
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But I Like the Message John Scofield
I'm Alright [Theme from Caddyshack] Kenny Loggins
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Givin Up Food for Jah The Lions

Sean Mullin, CEO of BI2 Technologies, scans his own eye with the MORIS, or Mobile Offender Recognition and Information System. The device attaches to an iPhone and allows police in the field to scan a person's iris, face or fingerprint and then check it against a database to verify his or her identity. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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New Police Scanner Raises 'Facial Profiling' Concerns

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Maniverse Royal Bangs
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Gostozinho [Tasty] Choro Ensemble
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Mabruk Eshnuk (left) and his son Malik left their home in Pittsburgh to volunteer and fight with rebels in western Libya's Nafusa Mountains. Ayman Oghanna for NPR hide caption

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In Libya, A Father And Son's Brief War

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Perfect Darkness Fink
Lamento Minor Peter Walker
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Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero is seen before a Cabinet meeting in Madrid on July 22. Spain is in the midst of an economic crisis. Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP hide caption

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In Current Crisis, It's Not Just The Economy

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Midnight in Harlem Tedeschi Trucks Band
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Hutchhiker's Guide Joshua Redman
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Drug Dealing, Counterfeiting, Smuggling: How North Korea Makes Money

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Nice To Meet You Polock
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International Rhumba Louis Mhlanga
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