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A visitor looks at a bank of TV screens at a consumer electronics show in Berlin. While TV and movies are available on many devices, consumers often struggle to find exactly what they want, television critic Eric Deggans says. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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So Many Screens, And So Little Time To Watch

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Matthew Spencer receives intravenous infusions of a potent antifungal drug at home twice a day for an indefinite period to treat a suspected case of fungal infection linked to a contaminated steroid drug that came from New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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Meningitis From Tainted Drugs Puts Patients, Doctors In Quandary

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Afghan soldiers stand at attention during a ceremony transferring authority from NATO-led troops to Afghan security forces in Afghanistan's Kunar province. The transfer of responsibility for security from NATO-led ISAF forces to Afghan troops is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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U.S. Eager To Step Aside; Are Afghan Forces Ready?

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Nick Staback, who lost both of his legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, talks with his mother, Maria Staback, in Scranton, Pa. Maria Staback took a leave of absence from her job to move in with her son while he was recuperating at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, D.C. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Vet Walks On New Legs, With A Little Help From Mom

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Before Steve Silverman helped Google build its new Trekker, he built cameras for NASA to photograph the surface of Mars. Silverman says the Trekker is built to survive in intense conditions. It will boot up at 10 below zero Celsius or at 110 Fahrenheit. It will even work after being fully submerged in water. Steve Henn/NPR hide caption

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Google's Street View Goes Into The Wild

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Breeder Pape Dieng massages the head of his ram, Salmane, as judges decide the results of the national final of the televised sheep reality competition Khar Bii, in Dakar, Senegal, on Saturday. Salmane finished third. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Sheep Thrills: Senegal's 'Idol'-Style Pageant For Rams

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C.J. Watson of the Brooklyn Nets dribbles upcourt in a preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers. The New York City borough finally has a pro sports team to call its own, says Frank Deford. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Brooklyn Finally Nets A Team Of Its Own

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