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The Salt

The Making Of Meat-Eating America

5 min

The Making Of Meat-Eating America

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Eric Hagen charges people only what they can afford in his Recession Ride Taxi in Burlington, Vt. Kirk Carapezza for NPR hide caption

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Business

What's A Taxi Ride Worth? You Set The Price

3 min

What's A Taxi Ride Worth? You Set The Price

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International aid has poured into Afghanistan in recent years, but it is expected to fall sharply as NATO forces pull out. That will place great strains on the economy, and may lead skilled Afghans to leave if they can't find work. Here, street children in Kabul collect food from an aid group. Dar Yasin/AP hide caption

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World

As NATO Draws Down, Afghans Fear A Brain Drain

4 min

As NATO Draws Down, Afghans Fear A Brain Drain

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Displaced Yemenis receive food aid from the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights in the southern province of Abyan. While food is available in the country, many Yemenis cannot afford to buy it. About 10 million people are going hungry, aid groups say. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

As 'Hungry Season' Nears, Yemenis Struggle For Food

4 min

As 'Hungry Season' Nears, Yemenis Struggle For Food

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New York Winemaker Christopher Tracy and a bottle of his Blaufrankisch. The wine's difficult to pronounce name may attract oenophiles. Charles Lane/NPR hide caption

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Fancy Names Can Fool Wine Geeks Into Paying More For A Bottle

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Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot's Red Bowl installation in Beauvais, France, recalls the way lepers once bathed in animal blood in an effort to cure themselves and avoid being ostracized to the one-time leprosarium where the installation is located. Courtesy of Cao | Perrot Studio hide caption

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Fine Art

Reflective Art Brings Light, Color To Historic Spaces

7 min

Reflective Art Brings Light, Color To Historic Spaces

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