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Certain sales strategies work well with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.

One Washington, D.C., community is trying to give itself a boost by attracting more businesses. A new strategy may help the area break away from old perceptions that have been hurting its main strip.

Removing bacteria and other impurities from water could be done more cheaply thanks to researchers at MIT. They're taking advantage of the way trees move water to filter it.

The clash over attorney Debo Adegbile's Justice Dept. nomination pitted powerful law enforcement interests against the civil rights community.

The College Board is announcing new revisions to the SAT college entrance exam. NPR correspondent Claudio Sanchez lays out the Board's proposed changes.

Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in the first direct high-level meeting between the U.S. and Russia since Russia sent troops into Crimea.

Russian President Putin says that there are no extra Russian troops in Crimea — but that claim is being disputed by officials and journalists, who speak of soldiers fanning out across the peninsula.

Debo Adegbile was the nominee to lead the Justice Department Civil Rights Division, and he has a compelling story — from child actor to activist lawyer. The Senate defeated his nomination Wednesday.

A new bloom of activist movements have been spurred by the election of President Hassan Rouhani. And women — many of them educated but without job prospects — are at the forefront.

We're used to rounding up the total on our taxi ride or dropping a buck or two in a jar at the coffee shop. Now, new high-tech ways to pay are nudging us to tip more generously and more often.

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