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Steve Covino and Rich Davis attend Sirius XM's Annual Celebrity Fantasy Football Draft in New York in 2012. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Sirius XM Radio hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Smartphone Boom Fuels A $1 Billion Fantasy Sports Industry

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Smartphone Boom Fuels A $1 Billion Fantasy Sports Industry

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Inspector Mohammad Saleem Taqi takes a photo of sanitation workers as they clear out debris in sewers. The government feeds the photos into a map to track the city's effort to stop dengue fever. Beenish Ahmed/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

How Smartphones Became Vital Tools Against Dengue In Pakistan

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How Smartphones Became Vital Tools Against Dengue In Pakistan

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The 2013 National Book Award long list for Young People's Literature was announced Monday. Click here to see the full list. nationalbook.org hide caption

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National Book Awards Look To Raise Profile ... And It's Not The First Time

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A rig drills a hydraulic fracturing well for natural gas outside Rifle, Colo., in March. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Natural Gas May Be Easier On Climate Than Coal, Despite Methane Leaks

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Men possessed by orixas dance before getting dressed in orixa costumes. They are participating in an Olubaje party, a Candomblé ritual for cleansing life of bad things and healing. The main god at the party is Omulu (the one with straws), known for healing diseases. Marcello Vitorino/Fullpress for NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Brazilian Believers Of Hidden Religion Step Out Of Shadows

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Brazilian Believers Of Hidden Religion Step Out Of Shadows

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