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An ornament honoring Edward Munch's The Scream is part of an annual Christmas tree erected at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and decorated by the Embassy of Norway. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Nothing Says Christmas Like 700 Screaming Faces

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Noreli Morales (right) works on the Planet Money women's T-shirt at a factory in Medellin, Colombia. Joshua Davis for NPR hide caption

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'Our Industry Follows Poverty': Success Threatens A T-Shirt Business

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John Dennis Apel speaks outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, after oral arguments in his case. The justices are considering whether Apel has the right to protest at a military base. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Military Protester Finds Skeptical Audience At Supreme Court

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A train leaves the Rangeland Energy company's crude oil loading terminal near Epping, N.D. So far this year, 60 percent of all oil produced in North Dakota left the state by rail. One economist says there aren't enough oil tankers to fill the demand. AP hide caption

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Pipeline On Wheels: Trains Are Winning Big Off U.S. Oil

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Students at Lowell High School in Michigan sit down for lunch. Shorter lunch breaks mean that many kids don't get enough time to eat and socialize. Emily Zoladz/Landov hide caption

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The Salt

These Days, School Lunch Hours Are More Like 15 Minutes

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These Days, School Lunch Hours Are More Like 15 Minutes

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Oscar Isaac as the titular character in Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis. Alison Rosa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Movie Interviews

On Becoming Llewyn Davis, A Hero Who Excels At Failing

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On Becoming Llewyn Davis, A Hero Who Excels At Failing

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