Eydie Gorme was most famous for being half of the husband-and-wife singing duo Steve and Eydie, with her husband, Steve Lawrence. In August, Gorme passed away at the age of 84. AP hide caption

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Imagine if the road ahead includes driverless cars. Jiha Hwang/Illustration from The Car in 2035: Mobility Planning for the Near Future is courtesy of the Civic Projects Foundation hide caption

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President Obama shopped with daughter Malia at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., on Small Business Saturday last year. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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South Coast Plaza's Bulgari hosted a benefit in Costa Mesa, Calif. Offering amenities like a meditation room, this mall is among the most successful high-end shopping centers in the country. Ryan Miller/Invision/AP hide caption

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Mercedes-Benz introduced its AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. This is just a model of the car; the fully functioning version is virtual. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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A Lyft driver in San Francisco drops off a passenger as a taxi passes by. The smartphone app lets city dwellers hitch rides from strangers. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Students Amanda McComas, Rose Marie Chute and Sari Schwartz are approached in October at Santa Monica City College in California about signing up for insurance with the Affordable Care Act. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's been a rough week for Tesla, but extra scrutiny is expected for the new car on the block, says Jake Fisher of Consumer Reports. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Audi's night vision assistant, an example of how car companies are making cars that are part of drivers' digital lives. Courtesy of Audi hide caption

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To teens today, cars aren't important in the same way they were in American Graffiti, the 1973 film directed by George Lucas. Lucasfilm/Coppola Co/Universal hide caption

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Employment Specialist Louis Holliday, right, helps an applicant file for unemployment at a Georgia Department of Labor career center last month in Atlanta. The jobless rate for African-Americans fell from 13.7 to 12.6 percent in July, but that's still twice the rate for whites. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Woodward Avenue runs through Midtown, a Detroit neighborhood that is reviving in the midst of the larger city's decline. In the background is downtown Detroit. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Jeff Caldwell, a chassis assembly line supervisor, checks a vehicle on the assembly line at the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit on May 8. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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