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People eat at a noodle stall at the Han Market in the central Vietnamese city of Danang in November. Vietnamese respondents to the Pew Research Center survey overwhelmingly said life is better than it was 50 years ago. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police investigate the scene of a quadruple homicide in Chicago on Dec. 17. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Martin Kaste on 'Morning Edition': Reformers In An 'Uphill Battle'

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Source: 2016 National Asian American Survey of 1,694 Asian-American and 261 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander registered voters conducted by telephone between Aug. 10 and Sept. 29, 2016. Alyson Hurt/NPR hide caption

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Staying in a hotel, eating in a restaurant, buying goods online; just about every transaction these days is followed by a request to rate your experience. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Everyone's A Critic: The Constant Quest For Customer Feedback

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More than half of American women now say owning a gun protects people from becoming victims of crime, according to Pew. Here, a woman carries a rifle at a gun rights rally at the Utah State Capitol last year. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Can You Help Me Tie My Shoe? Researchers found that when study participants were asked an unusual request, they were more likely later on to perform a favor. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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