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University Medical Center New Orleans on Aug. 1, when the $1 billion facility welcomed its first patients. Brett Duke/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Katrina Shut Down Charity Hospital But Led To More Primary Care

More than 70 percent of New Orleans residents say some progress has been made in the availability of medical services since the storm. Still, most say care for the poor continues to lag.

Traders signal offers Monday in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Major market indexes tumbled around the world amid worries about China's slowing economy. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Panic About Stocks. It's Not 2008 All Over Again, Economist Says

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President Obama has stayed neutral in the race to replace him, but as rumors swirl that Vice President Biden could jump in, a White House spokesman said Monday it's possible Obama will endorse. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Could Make An Endorsement In Primary Between Clinton, Biden

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Cirrus Bonobo
Sven's New Identity Krom

When you answer your phone and there's no one on the other end, it could be a computer that's gathering information about you and your bank account. Jonathan Kitchen/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Phone Fraud Starts With A Silent Call

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Our Way to Fall Yo La Tengo
Los Angeles, No. 2 Brad Mehldau
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Lebanese gather at a public beach in Beirut on Aug. 2. Lax governance has allowed developers to turn much of the coastline into private clubs, leaving a dwindling number of public beaches along the Mediterranean. Jamal Saidi/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Lebanon's Shrinking Public Beaches

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Sea Hare Dirty Gold
Sing, Sing, Sing Benny Goodman

An aerial view of Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, on March 11. Kyodo/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima

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Laura Martinez may be the only blind chef in the country running her own restaurant. La Diosa opened in January. Martinez was hired directly out of culinary school by acclaimed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter and worked for him until his restaurant closed in 2012. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Chef Wants Diners To Remember Her Cooking, Not Her Blindness

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As Is Duane Eubanks
On Green Dolphin Street Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Tidal Imogen Heap

University Medical Center New Orleans on Aug. 1, when the $1 billion facility welcomed its first patients. Brett Duke/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Katrina Shut Down Charity Hospital But Led To More Primary Care

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Am//Radio - Wiki Earl Sweatshirt
Pass the Hatchet, I Think I'm Goodkind Yo La Tengo

People gather outside a damaged building after clashes in Silvan between Turkish security forces and members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) youth wing last week. Sertac Kayar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Turkey, A Kurdish Conflict Flares — Again

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I'll Be Around Yo La Tengo
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Sol Clap [#] Quantic

"People like me, DJs and producers, have a bigger say and a bigger voice than we've ever had before," says Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chasing The Future, Diplo Makes The Hits Of Today

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Take Ü There Diplo, Kiesza et. al.
Focus Now Maya Jane Coles

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