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Enormous oil production platforms, incorporating approximately 50,000 tons of steel, are being built by state-owned Petrobras at this shipyard in Angra Dos Reis, Brazil. Upon completion, they will be capable of producing 180,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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The Americas

Brazil Pins Hopes On Massive, Untapped Oil Fields

5 min

Brazil Pins Hopes On Massive, Untapped Oil Fields

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Nov. 3: Students hold candles during a vigil to support a classmate who was the victim of a brutal rape at Richmond High School. Diana Jou/Richmond Confidential hide caption

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National

Rape At School Brings New Despair To Richmond

7 min

Rape At School Brings New Despair To Richmond

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Barry White began his music career as a producer and songwriter behind the scenes. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Barry White Box Set Reveals A Master At Work

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