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Commuters headed to Oregon Health and Science University use cars, bikes and streetcars to connect with Portland's aerial tram, which whisks them up and over south waterfront neighborhoods. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Commutes: The Way We Get To Work

How To Solve A Sky-High Commuting Conundrum

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How To Solve A Sky-High Commuting Conundrum

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In June, people gathered in Newtown, Conn., to remember the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Shootings In Newtown, Conn.

Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories

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Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories

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An attempt to draw out the various parts of HealthCare.gov's tech system, based on the testimony of its contractors. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

A Diagram Of HealthCare.gov, Based On The People Who Built It

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A Diagram Of HealthCare.gov, Based On The People Who Built It

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In July, abortion rights advocates marched in Austin, Texas, to protest legislation that could shut down all but five abortion clinics and restrict abortion rights throughout the state. Tamir Kalifa/AP hide caption

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Clinics Close As Texas Abortion Fight Continues

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This poster from 1904 describes Charles Jamieson as a petty thief, crap shooter, "glib talker and general all-around crook and hobo." An online business helps reunite people like Jamieson's descendants with such pieces of their family history. Joy Shivar hide caption

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Business

A Family Bible And Other Heirlooms, Found Online

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A Family Bible And Other Heirlooms, Found Online

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Danny and Annie Perasa on their wedding day on April 22, 1978. Courtesy of Annie Perasa hide caption

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StoryCorps

'Never Say Goodbye': A Love And Life Kept Vivid

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'Never Say Goodbye': A Love And Life Kept Vivid

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Bernard Omondi got $1,000 from GiveDirectly. Jacob Goldstein/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

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What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

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Hong Kong director Tsui Hark's latest film, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, just hit cinemas in Asia. Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Before Sherlock: An Ancient Chinese Sleuth's Enduring Appeal

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