Chris Arnold NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

Economists At Annual Retreat Weigh In On Wall St.

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Supreme Court Blocks Climate Change Lawsuit

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Thomas Siwek, director of product safety at Robert Bosch Tool Corp., demonstrates a newly designed guard for table saws at a meeting with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Industry officials say the new guards make the saws safe. But consumer advocates disagree and are pushing for flesh-sensing technology such as SawStop, which they say will virtually eliminate the worst table saw injuries. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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If Table Saws Can Be Safer, Why Aren't They?

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The SawStop senses an electrical current in the hot dog. Courtesy of SawStop hide caption

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Advocates Urge Lawmakers To Make Table Saws Safer

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A foreclosed house for sale in the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Mich. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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New Loans Could Raise The Price Of Homeownership

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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress. He will step down from his position in March. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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TARP Watchdog Says Foreclosure Plan Is Failing

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A Mistake That Stole Christmas? A Foreclosure Story

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Charles Gibson and his wife, Michelle, are helped by a Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America staff member in getting a reduction on their loan for their Riverside, Calif., home. Some economists are pushing for a plan that would streamline refinancing for all government-backed loans. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Economic Woes Spur Interest In Refinancing Plan

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Contractors clean up lead paint at a contaminated building in Providence, R.I. Chitose Suzuki/AP hide caption

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Home Contractors Brace For Lead Paint Rules

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Anti-Foreclosure Program Aims To Spur 'Short Sales'

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Bank Of America To Help Struggling Homeowners

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Developer Leroy Troyer wants to bring attractions like the Subtropical Swimming Paradise of Elveden Forest in Suffolk, England (above), to Elkhart, Ind. Courtesy of Center Parcs hide caption

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Dream Of A Tropical Resort Inspires Midwest Town

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Dealers Question If Recalls Will Fix Toyota's Problems

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Dealers Work Overtime On Toyota Recalls

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After 4 Years, Housing Market Still Frail

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