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In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

A federal judge ordered tobacco companies to pay for ads warning that their products are deadly and that they manipulated them to be addictive. But the form of the ads may be dulling their effect.

Jared Haley, general manager of the C-Axis plant in Caguas, Puerto Rico, says computer-operated milling machines like this one can cost more than a half-million dollars. Heat and humidity in the plant after Hurricane Maria left many of the machines inoperable, Haley says. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Medical Manufacturers Worry Federal Tax Plan Could Kill Storm Recovery

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In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

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Sen. Bob Packwood is surrounded by members of the media on Capitol Hill on May 18, 1995. Richard Ellis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When Bob Packwood Was Nearly Expelled From The Senate For Sexual Misconduct

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Tatiana Curran, right, and her boyfriend Jake Cowen-Whitman say their three-year relationship is an anomaly amongst their peers. But they readily concede that even they have serious issues around intimacy. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Lessons In Love For Generation Snapchat

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A woman reads a sign that says, "Due to a shortage of the raw material to make butter, we are not able to supply and sell you this product," attached to an empty refrigerated supermarket shelf in western France. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sacré Beurre: France Faces A Butter Shortage

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Dan Stevens as Charles Dickens and Christopher Plummer as Ebenezer Scrooge in The Man Who Invented Christmas. Kerry Brown/Bleecker Street Media hide caption

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Bookseller's Foray Into Hollywood Is A Dickens Of A Tale

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