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Christian Cerria has helped Mid-Atlantic Builders shrink the number of workers needed on a work site. The firm uses smartphones and tablets to fix designs and send them back to the office without shuttling workers back and forth. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Technology Upends Another Industry: Homebuilding

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The resignation of Celestine in 1294 provided the spiritual and legal groundwork for Benedict, shown at the Santa Maria di Collemaggio Basilica in 2009. AP/L'Osservsatore Romano hide caption

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The Hermit Pope Who Set The Precedent For Benedict XVI

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case about the collection of DNA evidence, and whether the Fourth Amendment prohibits police from obtaining DNA samples before conviction without a warrant. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Considers If Warrantless DNA Swab Violates Constitution

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Joe Kummer, president of Propulsive Wing in Elbridge, N.Y., is rooting for having a drone test site in upstate New York. He says it could save him trips to the West Coast to try out new drone prototypes. Ryan Delaney/WRVO hide caption

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Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry

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Advocates for and against stronger gun laws demonstrate in the Pennsylvania Capitol on Jan. 23 in Harrisburg, Pa. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Loaded Words: How Language Shapes The Gun Debate

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The Five Star Movement's Beppe Grillo is shown on TV Monday at the Democratic Party press center in Rome. The prospect of political paralysis hung over Italy as election results showed the upstart protest campaign making stunning inroads, and mainstream forces of center-left and center-right wrestling for control of Parliament's two houses. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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With Election Results Split, Political Gridlock Looms In Italy

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Natalie "The Floacist" Stewart's second solo album is Floacist Presents: Floetry Rebirth. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Floacist: A Soul Poet Says Yes To Moving On

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