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Rei do Agro cleared trees from this land over the past 18 months. It previously looked like the land on the right. Belchion Lucas for NPR hide caption

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African Land Fertile Ground For Crops And Investors

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Syriza Party leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters at a party rally in Athens. The leftist party came second in the elections last month and could win a revote on Sunday. Milos Bicanski/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

Greek Leftist Leader Up For 'Worst Job' In Europe

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Greek Leftist Leader Up For 'Worst Job' In Europe

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This undated photo of Francis Gary Powers shows him standing next to a U-2 spy plane. Powers was shot down and captured in the Soviet Union in 1960 and held for nearly two years. He was posthumously awarded a Silver Star at the Pentagon on June 15. AP/Allied Museum hide caption

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National Security

50 Years After A Cold War Drama, A Silver Star

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50 Years After A Cold War Drama, A Silver Star

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Napolitano: New Immigration Policy Is Part Of A 'Strong Enforcement'

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Elias Tilligadas and Katerina Margeritou are getting married next week. Nikolia Apostolou/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

An Austerity Wedding, With No Money For A Dress

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An Austerity Wedding, With No Money For A Dress

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Demonstrators both for and against the health care law turned out on the steps of the Supreme Court on March 27, the second day of oral arguments before the court. John Rose/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Insurers Wait For Verdict On Health Care Law And Their Bottom Line

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Insurers Wait For Verdict On Health Care Law And Their Bottom Line

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California lawmakers have been introducing legislation that would replicate key pieces of the federal law, including bills defining benefits and guaranteeing coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Calif. Runs With Health Law Without Waiting On Supreme Court

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Calif. Runs With Health Law Without Waiting On Supreme Court

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, wave from a campaign bus on Friday at Scamman Farm in Stratham, N.H. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Elections

City Slickers Romney And Obama Woo Rural Voters

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City Slickers Romney And Obama Woo Rural Voters

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When Jack (Mark Duplass) continues to act out a year after his brother's death, his best friend, Iris (Emily Blunt), who's also his late brother's ex-girlfriend, invites him to rest and recharge at her family's cabin. IFC Films hide caption

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Movies

Of Best Friends, Siblings And Too Much Tequila

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Of Best Friends, Siblings And Too Much Tequila

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