Target Shoppers Discuss Store's Black Friday Hours

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Homeowners May Qualify For Foreclosure Review

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Wharton Professor Cautions FHA May Need A Bailout

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Attorney Gary Klein in Boston is suing the largest U.S. banks on behalf of thousands of homeowners whom he says the banks wrongfully pushed into foreclosure. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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After Banks' Mistakes, Homeowners Pick Up Pieces

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Latest Economic News Sparks Optimism In U.S.

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Harvard Business School's Jayanth Iyengar (far left), Jonas Peter Akins and Genevieve Sheenan held their own, but eventually lost to IBM's Watson in a game of Jeopardy at a conference on jobs and technology. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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How Technology Is Eliminating Higher-Skill Jobs

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Trucking Gives Reason For Economic Optimism

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Speaking in Las Vegas on Monday, President Obama announced a plan for homeowners to refinance mortgages at low interest rates, if they met certain conditions.

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The Potential Reach Of Obama's Refinancing Plan

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Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, businessman Herman Cain, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann participate in a Republican presidential debate last week in Las Vegas.

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Housing Crisis A Hot Topic For Presidential Hopefuls

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Occupy Boston protesters congregate across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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Frustration Over Jobs Unites 'Occupiers' In Boston

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A bank-owned sign is seen in front of a foreclosed home in Miami. Florida was among the hardest hit states in the real estate collapse.

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Housing Market Stuck Despite Low Prices, Rates

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A truck stop near Hesperia, Calif. To address a shortage of truck drivers resulting from a mismatch of skills in the labor market, some trucking companies have started free driving schools with the promise of a job upon completion.

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A Labor Mismatch Means Trucking Jobs Go Unfilled

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Regulators Consider Safety Brakes For Table Saws

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