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Colombian army soldiers patrol the Loma de Cristo—bal neighborhood after warring gangs forced dozens of families to flee. Medellin used to be the most dangerous city in the world but officials embarked on innovative projects designed to make life better in tough neighborhoods. Paul Smith for NPR hide caption

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Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

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NPR's Uri Berliner discovers that among his REIT holdings is one that owns the Washington, D.C., site where, until recently, NPR had its headquarters. The building is being torn down and a new building with law offices will go up in its place. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord

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Female supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Saeed Jalili, Iran's top nuclear negotiator, hold up posters and national flags at a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran, on May 24. Jalili advocates for traditional roles for women and resistance against the U.S. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Iran's Election May Not Really Be About Picking A President

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Sue Glader wrote Nowhere Hair after finding many children's books about cancer that were too depressing or scary. Courtesy Sue Glader hide caption

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How To Introduce Kids To Tough Topics? Art And TV Can Help

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Moyo, a 3-year-old male cheetah from South Africa, chases a lure during the Cheetah Dash event at the Animal Ark in Reno, Nev. Kevin Clifford/AP hide caption

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Fancy Feet: Wild Cheetahs Excel At Acceleration

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People use cellphones in downtown San Francisco. The city's district attorney and New York's attorney general plan to meet with major cellphone manufacturers, as they push the industry to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes connected to cellphone thefts. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Will A Kill Switch Stop Cellphones From Being Stolen?

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Jerry Seinfeld won a 2013 Webby Award for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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From Seinfeld, A Second Season Of 'Coffee' Talk

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