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U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, shown at a campaign stop in South Carolina, spoke with NPR's All Things Considered today about the upcoming primaries, the possibility of a third-party run, taxes and other issues. John W. Adkisson/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Ron Paul: Steadily, 'Our Numbers Are Growing'

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Ron Paul: Steadily, 'Our Numbers Are Growing'

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Keen's Portland, Ore., factory is equipped to build up to 1.5 million pairs of shoes a year. Courtesy of Keen hide caption

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Business

Shoe Company Practices Insourcing For The Sole

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Shoe Company Practices Insourcing For The Sole

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The Control Tower was designed by Brooklyn-based artist Swoon. Residents who are rebuilding their homes and their lives want to do so "joyfully and with imagination," she says. New Orleans Airlift hide caption

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New Orleans Airlift

Art & Design

In The Music Box, New Orleans Residents Hear Hope

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In The Music Box, New Orleans Residents Hear Hope

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An exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris explores American landscape painting. Here, the museum's director, Henri Loyrette, looks at the oil paintings of Thomas Cole (1801-1848), known for his realistic and detailed works. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Europe

At The Louvre, A Rare Showcase For American Art

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At The Louvre, A Rare Showcase For American Art

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The new nutrition standards will replace school lunch dishes like pizza sticks with salad. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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USDA To Require Healthier Meals In Schools With Updated Nutrition Standards

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At sale barns, like this one in Kingsville, Mo., cattlemen still bid openly for breeding stock. Meatpackers once bought on the open market, too. Frank Morris for NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Antitrust Official Gets Stampeded By Big Beef

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Antitrust Official Gets Stampeded By Big Beef

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President Obama tours Conveyor Engineering and Manufacturing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taking His Economic Message On The Road, Obama Touts Factory Jobs In Iowa

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