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Computer chips are seen on newly-issued credit cards. In an effort to reduce counterfeiting and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S. ahead of an Oct. 1 deadline, according to the Smart Card Alliance. Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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No More Swiping: New Credit Cards Designed To Reduce Theft

Thursday is the beginning of the end for magnetic-stripe credit cards. With the change, banks say stores will have to pay for fraudulent purchases. The shift may be hard for some small retailers.

Nurses Patricia Wegener (left) and Susan Davis at Mercy Hospital can monitor the condition of a patient who is miles away via the hospital's technology. But some health insurers and analysts remain skeptical that telemedicine saves money. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Telemedicine Expands, Though Financial Prospects Still Uncertain

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Crescent City Youngblood Brass Band
With My Friends (Instrumental) Aloe Blacc
Wailin' OutKast
Time Is the Enemy Quantic
Cornholin' The Sound Stylistics

Ken (left) and Henry were created using DNA plucked from a skin cell of Melvin, the beloved pet of Paula and Phillip Dupont of Lafayette, La. Edmund D. Fountain for NPR hide caption

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Cloning Your Dog, For A Mere $100,000

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Drop It Like Its Hot [Remix] Jay-Z & Snoop Dogg
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Computer chips are seen on newly-issued credit cards. In an effort to reduce counterfeiting and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S. ahead of an Oct. 1 deadline, according to the Smart Card Alliance. Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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No More Swiping: New Credit Cards Designed To Reduce Theft

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Mo Money Mo Problems [Instrumental] The Notorious B.I.G., Mase et. al.
Tell Me Something Good Ronnie Laws

Atlanta Dream guard Angel McCoughtry (35) passes around Washington Mystics forward Ally Malott (11) in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Chuck Myers/Landov hide caption

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Why Women's Sports Get So Little Attention

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Otha Fish The Pharcyde
Longtooth Zongo Junction
Ambling Alp [Instrumental] Yeasayer
I'm Ready Commodores
Other Way of Stopping The Police

Fernando Aguilar plays with his 8-year-old son Isaac. He worries that Isaac isn't enrolled in the gifted and talented program in Houston. Laura Isensee/Houston Public Media hide caption

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In Houston's Gifted Program, Critics Say Blacks And Latinos Are Overlooked

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Grown Up [Instrumental] Danny Brown
Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

Egyptian singer Suha Mohamed Ali performs in a music video. She was recently sentenced to six months in jail for inciting debauchery. YouTube hide caption

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Egypt's Morality Crackdown Targets Female Dancers

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B.O.B. OutKast
We Will Rock You/Eye of the Tiger/The Clumsy Lover Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Catholic aid organization Caritas set up a tent to provide medical care, food and clothing to migrants and refugees at the Hungarian border with Serbia. But elsewhere in Hungary, church leaders have been hesitant to help. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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Hungary's Catholics Largely Absent From Refugee Drama

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