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Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, says the positions taken by the emerging powers haven't been encouraging. David Karp/AP hide caption

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U.S. Underwhelmed With Emerging Powers At U.N.

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Weekend Handmade includes instructions for candle holders decorated with pressed flowers. Kelly Wilkinson hide caption

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Getting Creative Without Quitting Your Day Job

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Pat McDonagh of Northampton, Mass., says that since Hurricane Irene tore through the Northeast, there are more than 1,000 varieties of mushrooms in the woods. Black trumpet mushrooms are among the 24 varieties that she says are edible. Anne Mostue for NPR hide caption

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Irene Aftermath: When It Rains, It Spores

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Occasional flooding is part of life on the batture, between the Mississippi River and the levee. Kevin O'Mara hide caption

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At The Mississippi's Edge, Residents Cling To Land

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Pearl Jam's two-decade career is chronicled in Cameron Crowe's new film, Pearl Jam 20. Danny Clinch hide caption

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How Pearl Jam Stayed Alive

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