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President Obama speaks at Smith Electric Vehicles in Kansas City, Mo., last week. The White House compares today's green technology grants to early investments in the Internet. Smith Electric received a $32 million Recovery Act grant. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Clean Energy Builds Slowly, Despite Federal Cash

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People stand in line outside a government job center in Madrid last month. After Spain adopted the euro in 1999, investment flowed into the country and the economy boomed. Now, it is suffering from the highest unemployment rate in the 16-nation eurozone and grappling with the way to recovery. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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Midlife Crisis: State Of The European Union

Spain's Boom To Bust Illustrates Euro Dilemma

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Spain's Boom To Bust Illustrates Euro Dilemma

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Methane monitors are mounted on 30-foot-long continuous miners like this one because methane gas collects in pockets near the roofs of mines. File photo hide caption

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Mine Safety In America

Massey Mine Workers Disabled Safety Monitor

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Massey Mine Workers Disabled Safety Monitor

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Gulf Oil Spill: Containment And Clean Up

BP Faces More Test Delays On Well Cap

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BP Faces More Test Delays On Well Cap

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Haji Lala, a tribal leader in Sangeray, looks on as a U.S.-Afghan joint patrol enters the village looking for teenagers believed responsible for throwing grenades at coalition patrols. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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America's Gamble In Kandahar

Progress In Kandahar A Matter Of Whom To Trust

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Progress In Kandahar A Matter Of Whom To Trust

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David Annen (left) and Paul Bhattacharjee play G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan, two mathematicians who inspired Simon McBurney's A Disappearing Number. Robbie Jack hide caption

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Performing Arts

'Disappearing Number': A Vivid Theatrical Equation

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'Disappearing Number': A Vivid Theatrical Equation

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