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Candy Chang, co-founder of the website Neighborland, writes on an art installation in New Orleans in April. As part of a public street art project that later became Neighborland, Chang put nametag-like stickers on empty New Orleans storefronts for residents to write ideas for improving the city. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Cities Project

Filling In New Orleans' Future, One Blank At A Time

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Filling In New Orleans' Future, One Blank At A Time

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Cities Project

The Sound Of Your City

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The Sound Of Your City

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Universities are delving into online education as a way to cut costs and take in more students. But questions remain as to whether online teaching will bring the same kind of education to students. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Classes Cut Costs, But Do They Dilute Brands?

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Afghanistan produces about half the power it currently uses and imports the other half from neighboring countries. But that total still doesn't meet the country's demands. This photo shows Kabul at night in January. Jawad Jalali/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Lack Of Electricity Dims Afghan Economic Prospects

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Where you're most likely to be in the path of a derecho, and how often. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hide caption

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Two-Way

Word Of The Day: 'Derecho'

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Word Of The Day: 'Derecho'

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London-based Barclays Bank agreed to pay a $453 million fine over charges it manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate — LIBOR — a key global interest rate. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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Scandal That Cost Barclays Chairman His Job Threatens To Spread

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Keith Judd, federal prisoner and — in West Virginia — a Democratic presidential candidate. Beaumont Enterprise, courtesy of Keith Judd/AP hide caption

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Beaumont Enterprise, courtesy of Keith Judd/AP

Barack Obama

Obama's 'Clean Coal' Fighting Words To W.Va. Dems

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Obama's 'Clean Coal' Fighting Words To W.Va. Dems

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Striking workers picket outside a Caterpillar plant in Joliet, Ill. The work stoppage is now entering its third month. Joseph P. Meier/Sun-Times Media Photo hide caption

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Business

As Strikes Wane, Caterpillar Workers Hold The Line

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As Strikes Wane, Caterpillar Workers Hold The Line

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South Africa's Kearsney College Choir is one of 360 groups that will be competing at the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati. World Choir Games hide caption

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World Choir Games

Music News

The Olympics Of Choral Music Come To Cincinnati

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The Olympics Of Choral Music Come To Cincinnati

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