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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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World

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

4 min

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

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A new study says that being a father can change you. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Simon Says

Fatherhood, Not Testosterone, Makes The Man

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Fatherhood, Not Testosterone, Makes The Man

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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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Lindsey Buckingham's new album is titled Seeds We Sow. Jeremy Cowart hide caption

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Jeremy Cowart

Music Interviews

Lindsey Buckingham: A Time To Every Purpose

7 min

Lindsey Buckingham: A Time To Every Purpose

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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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National

Irene Aftermath: When It Rains, It Spores

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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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National

At The Mississippi's Edge, Residents Cling To Land

7 min

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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Music Interviews

How Pearl Jam Stayed Alive

10 min

How Pearl Jam Stayed Alive

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