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The Spanish city of Santander is using a network of sensors to help improve services and save money. Incidents reported to Santander's command-and-control center, where the city manages data from sensors and smartphone reports made by citizens, are plotted on a map of the city. Courtesy of the University of Cantabria hide caption

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High-Tech Sensors Help Old Port City Leap Into Smart Future

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Friday's storm, which produced a mile-wide tornado, as it neared El Reno, Okla. Richard Rowe /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Why Chase Tornadoes? To Save Lives, Not To 'Die Ourselves'

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African-Americans said they were optimistic about the future despite anxieties about possible financial hardships. Barry Gregg/Corbis hide caption

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New Survey Takes A Snapshot Of The View From Black America

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Rajat Gupta, former Goldman Sachs director and former senior partner at McKinsey & Co., was sentenced to two years in prison for leaking inside information to hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Book Explores Downfall Of An Indian-American Business Icon

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These staph bacteria are resistant to vancomycin, an antibiotic that is one of the last lines of defense. Janice Haney Carr/CDC hide caption

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Obama Administration Seeks To Ease Approvals For Antibiotics

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Andrew Bannecker

Critics' Lists: Summer 2013

Start Storing Up: Indie Booksellers Pick Summer's Best Reads

Start Storing Up: Indie Booksellers Pick Summer's Best Reads

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