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Luis Romero looks out over the ocean to a view that includes the Coast Guard station where his son, Julian, was in the auxiliary. Romero started the anti-violence organization Basta Ya after Julian was murdered. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico: A Disenchanted Island

'Don't Give Up On Us': Puerto Ricans Wrestle With High Crime

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'Don't Give Up On Us': Puerto Ricans Wrestle With High Crime

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Pay up, or the bird gets it. (A hoatzin perches on a branch in Yasuni National Park.) Pablo Cozzaglio/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Planet Money

'Give Me The Money Or I'll Shoot The Trees'

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'Give Me The Money Or I'll Shoot The Trees'

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Employees of Hellenic Postbank protest during a strike against the bank's privatization in Athens, in December. John Kolesidis/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Europe

Privatization Of Greek Assets Runs Behind Schedule

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Privatization Of Greek Assets Runs Behind Schedule

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John Brennan, the deputy national security adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, speaks at the White House in January. Brennan is President Obama's choice for CIA director. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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National Security

Obama's Pick For CIA Chief To Face Senate Scrutiny

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Obama's Pick For CIA Chief To Face Senate Scrutiny

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A worker makes a cut in the side of a sandstone block at the Cleveland Quarries facility in Vermilion, Ohio, earlier this month. The legal limit on the amount of silica that workers can inhale was set decades ago. Ty Wright/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Silica Rule Changes Delayed While Workers Face Health Risks

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Silica Rule Changes Delayed While Workers Face Health Risks

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Justin Bieber on stage in December. Bieber's 2012 album Believe, despite selling over 1,000,000 copies, wasn't nominated for a single Grammy Award. Michael Kovac/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't

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Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't

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