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Workers process applications for Oregon's health exchange program. The state paid tech giant Oracle to build its online exchange, but with the site still not functional, people shopping for insurance have been forced to apply on paper. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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Could A Tech Giant Build A Better Health Exchange? Maybe Not

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Bossa Dorado Gaucho

Willie Johns holds a photo of Polly Parker, his great-grandmother. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Florida Tribe Re-Creates Daring Escape From The Trail Of Tears

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Climb Ev'ry Mountain Peggy Wood
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Ayala Aphrodesia

It took Bowen Flowers and his men only two days to harvest a thousand acres of cotton. By sunset, this was just about the only cotton left to pick. Robert Smith/NPR hide caption

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How Technology And Hefty Subsidies Make U.S. Cotton King

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Small Fries Karate
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Kasalèfkut Hulu (From All the Time I Have Passed) Mulatu Astatqé

Students at Ntimigom School in Kilgoris, Kenya, show off their e-readers. Worldreader now operates in 27 schools and two libraries in Kenya. Jon McCormack hide caption

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E-Readers Mark A New Chapter In The Developing World

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Yankee DakhaBrahka
043 The Toughcats
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Insensitive Eldar
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Kelvinator Kaki King

Wind turbines twirl above farmland on the outskirts of Madison, Wis. Not all locals are pleased. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Slashing Fossil Fuel Consumption Comes With A Price

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Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis prays at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting in Baltimore on Nov. 12. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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ACLU Sues, Claiming Catholic Hospitals Put Women At Risk

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Syrian boys line up to get the polio vaccine at a refugee camp in Sidon, Lebanon, on Nov. 7. The Lebanese government plans to vaccinate all kids under age 5 for the virus, including Syrian refugees. Mohammad Zaatari/AP hide caption

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As Polio Spreads In Syria, Politics Thwarts Vaccination Efforts

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Great Round Burn Kaki King
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Chi Nine The Mattson 2

Directed by Teller, of the magic act Penn and Teller, Tim's Vermeer follows Tim Jenison (above) as he attempts to re-create the methods and work of the Dutch master. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Teller Breaks His Silence To Talk 'Tim's Vermeer'

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Use Somebody 2Cellos
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Lengua del Rio Gnawledge

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