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U.S. Tests Teens A Lot, But Worldwide, Exam Stakes Are Higher

American students take an alphabet soup of mandatory and voluntary exams: SAT, PISA, AP. Sure it's a lot, but in places like Japan and England, tests are incredibly high-stress and life-defining.

Hoskins in one of his most memorable roles, detective Eddie Valiant in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Buena Vista/Getty Images hide caption

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Bob Hoskins: A Specialist In Tough Guys With Soft Hearts

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says the company has to bridge the gap between the brand's global awareness and user engagement. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter CEO Hopes To Attract Users By Clearing The Clutter

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After the University of Michigan increased its efforts to prevent sexual assaults on campus, reports increased by 113 percent. Erin/Flickr hide caption

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Campus Rape Reports Are Up, And Assaults Aren't The Only Reason

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Andy Leer of maker space chain TechShop calibrates a 3-D printer at a GE-sponsored pop-up workshop in Washington, D.C. Maker spaces, which offer access to industrial-grade tools, are attracting support from governments and big companies like Ford and Lowe's. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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High-Tech Maker Spaces: Helping Little Startups Make It Big

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Computer hacking experts from the National Security Agency and various branches of the U.S. armed services try to break into remote networks set up by competing U.S. military service academies. The hackers'€™ war room is in a building in Columbia, Md., owned by Parsons, a U.S. defense contractor. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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What's The NSA Doing Now? Training More Cyberwarriors

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U.S. Tests Teens A Lot, But Worldwide, Exam Stakes Are Higher

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (center) has been banned by the NBA; he is seen here watching a Clippers game with V. Stiviano in 2011. Danny Moloshok/AP hide caption

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What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?

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