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U.S. Broadband Numbers Don't Lie, Just Confuse

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School Uses Video Games To Teach Thinking Skills

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Forget Hybrids; Make Your Own Electric Car

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Oil-soaked booms sit on top of a marsh in Barataria Bay. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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A shrimp-trawler gets a high-powered spray wash after spending a day skimming oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard has set up dozens of offshore decontamination stations like this one south of Mobile Bay. Debbie Elliot/NPR hide caption

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Emilie Weideman and her father, Marc Weideman try their new iPhones Thursday in Palo Alto, Calif. Many of the new phones' owners are complaining of a glitch that drops calls. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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New iPhone Owners Complain About Dropped Calls

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