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Khalid al-Falih is shown at a conference in Riyadh in January, when he was still chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant, Saudi Aramco. He became the country's oil minister in May. Saudi Arabia has been looking to diversify its holdings, and Aramco is reportedly looking to buy an oil refinery near the port of Houston. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future

Analysts say Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be trying to buy a refinery in the U.S. It's part of an effort to build an economy that goes beyond oil exports.

Self-driving Uber vehicles are lined up to take journalists on rides during a media preview at the company's Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh earlier this month. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Regulating Self-Driving Cars For Safety Even Before They're Built

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Roads Must Roll Boom Bip
It's a War Blackbird Blackbird

In his new album, Latin American Songbook, jazz pianist Edward Simon offers a new take on some of his favorite Latin standards. Scott Chernis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 'Latin American Songbook,' Edward Simon Rethinks The American Jazz Standard

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Capullito de Aleli Edward Simon
Real Slow Miami Horror
Si Tu Vois Ma Mere Sidney Bechet & Luther, Claude And His Orchestra
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Realtor Simon Rose stands in front of a home he's working to sell in London's Chelsea neighborhood. The home is on the market for a little over $7 million, but the asking price has been cut $700,000 since Britain voted in June to leave the European Union. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Not Exactly A Bargain, But London's Luxury Property Falls After Brexit

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Talking Backwards Real Estate
Sing a Simple Song The Meters
Go!Amigo TF Boys
Kalimba Mr. Scruff
Composure B. Fleischmann
Cirrus Bonobo

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A Comics Convention For The Unconventional: The Small Press Expo

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Take a Ride Onra
Mean Monsoon Dan Auerbach
Skylight Gramatik

Khalid al-Falih is shown at a conference in Riyadh in January, when he was still chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant, Saudi Aramco. He became the country's oil minister in May. Saudi Arabia has been looking to diversify its holdings, and Aramco is reportedly looking to buy an oil refinery near the port of Houston. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future

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Diaphanous Singularis
Yellow Bird Pretty Lights
Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
Daydream Youth Lagoon

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