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Denver is pitching its high quality of life to draw Amazon to build a new headquarters there. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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Denver Failed To Land Boeing. Now It's Using Lifestyle To Woo Amazon

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The City Hall of Paris is illuminated in green on Thursday, after the announcement by President Trump that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord and try to negotiate a new global deal on climate change Geoffroy Van der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Each autonomous vehicle has two Uber exployees in the front seat; one is ready to grab the wheel and apply a foot to the brake pedal, the other in the passenger seat, has a computer screen showing what the car's rooftop laser-bouncing radar is seeing. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption

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Pittsburgh Offers Driving Lessons For Uber's Autonomous Cars

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A self-driving car leaves Uber's newest riverside hub in Pittsburgh. Company officials say the Rust Belt city is perfect for beta testing, citing diverse topography, frequent weather maladies, near-constant construction and hundreds of bridges and tunnels. Megan Harris/WESA hide caption

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What It's Like To Ride In A (Nearly) Self-Driving Uber

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Ride-booking company Uber plans to offer customers self-driving cars in Pittsburgh soon. The vehicles will come with human backup drivers. Jared Wickerham/AP hide caption

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Uber To Roll Out Self-Driving Cars In Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) defends against San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton (19) during the second period of Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup final on Monday in San Jose, Calif. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Anthrocon participants, as they gathered in Pittsburgh in 2013. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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The Furries Have Landed — And Pittsburgh Is Giving Them A Bear Hug

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Callery pear trees in Pittsburgh. The smell of the invasive trees has been compared to rotting fish and other stinky things. Luke H. Gordon/Flickr hide caption

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What's That Smell? The Beautiful Tree That's Causing Quite A Stink

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Freedom House paramedics, who first were deployed in the 1960s, provided a crucial service for Pittsburgh residents. The program became a national model for emergency medical transport and care. Courtesy of University of Pittsburgh hide caption

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How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment

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At the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy will begin extracting gas — even under the runways. MeRyan/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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As Airports Find New Ways To Make Money, Pittsburgh Tries Fracking

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The headquarters for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield dominate the Pittsburgh skyline much as they organizations have dominated health care in the region for decades. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Each Other's Turf

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A security guard closes the gate at the Pittsburgh Zoo, where a 2-year-old boy was killed Sunday. John Heller/AP hide caption

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