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The U.N. says food supplies in North Korea have increased, but citizens who spoke to NPR say many people are going hungry. In this photo from Aug. 13, workers stand next to a field that was damaged by flooding in Songchon County, North Korea. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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Hunger Still Haunts North Korea, Citizens Say

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Book Reviews

Book Review: 'Ru'

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Book Review: 'Ru'

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A demonstrator shouts during a protest against housing evictions in Madrid last month. The sign to his right reads, "Stop evictions." Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

Spain's Crisis Leads To Rise Of Grass-Roots Groups

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Spain's Crisis Leads To Rise Of Grass-Roots Groups

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Who's collecting information about her? Peggy Turbett/The Plain Dealer /Landov hide caption

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Many Apps For Children Still Raise Privacy Concerns, FTC Says

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The epic strings and chanting monks of the Halo series are just some of the video-game sounds reinterpreted by Angèle Dubeau on her new album, Game Music. Microsoft hide caption

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Microsoft

Music Interviews

A Classical Musician's Game Theory

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A Classical Musician's Game Theory

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The National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030 report predicts that by the year 2030, a majority of the world's population will be out of poverty. iStockphoto hide caption

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National Security

The World In 2030: Asia Rises, The West Declines

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The World In 2030: Asia Rises, The West Declines

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Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., talks on the phone in his Capitol Hill office on Dec. 6, the day he announced he will resign from the Senate and lead the Heritage Foundation. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

DeMint And Heritage: Playing Off Each Other's Strengths

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DeMint And Heritage: Playing Off Each Other's Strengths

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Jenni Rivera performs at the Lilith Fair in 2010 in San Diego. David Bergman/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

Remembering Banda Diva Jenni Rivera

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Remembering Banda Diva Jenni Rivera

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A Nordstrom salesperson shows a customer an online selection of shoes on an in-store iPad. Like some other retailers, Nordstrom is using mobile devices to make on-the-spot sales and check companywide product inventory instantly. Courtesy of Nordstrom hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Forget The Register: Stores Use Mobile To Make Sales On The Spot

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Forget The Register: Stores Use Mobile To Make Sales On The Spot

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Erik Christensen, right, from Lev Praha challenges Alexander Ovechkin from Dynamo Moscow during their KHL ice hockey match in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Oct. 9. Ovechkin is among those NHL players who were signed by European clubs because of the NHL lockout. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Sports

Russia's Hockey Glad To Have NHL-Lockout Orphans

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Russia's Hockey Glad To Have NHL-Lockout Orphans

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"Hairy Truman," one of the six-toed cats at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West, Fla. Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/AP hide caption

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The Feds Can Tell Ernest Hemingway's Cats What To Do; Here's Why

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