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Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

A nutrient-dense diet may help tamp down stress. And these foods may help boost our moods: (Clockwise from left) pumpkin seeds, anchovies, eggs, salmon, flax seeds, Swiss chard and dark chocolate. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

We tend to soothe ourselves with sugar-laden foods when we're feeling strained. But they may make us feel even worse. Protein and omega-3s, on the other hand, can help reduce stress, researchers say.

Citigroup Agrees To Pay $7B To Resolve Mortgage Inquiry

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into subprime mortgages it sold in the run-up the financial meltdown of 2008. hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Citigroup Agrees To Pay $7B To Resolve Mortgage Inquiry

The deal frees Citi from potential liability for collateralized debt obligations as well as mortgage-backed securities issued, structured or underwritten by the company between 2003 and 2008.

'La Marseillaise' Unmasked: A Bastille Day Puzzler

Citizens of Paris, headed by the National Guards, storm the Bastille prison in an event which has come to be seen as the start of the French Revolution, 14th July 1789. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

'La Marseillaise' Unmasked: A Bastille Day Puzzler

From movies and musicals to hit songs, the French national anthem has been appropriated in many contexts. Are you enough of a Francophile to spot them?

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