Central Banks Around Globe Move To Ease Fears

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Patients sit after their cataract surgeries at a hospital of the Aravind Eye Care System in Madurai, India. Reinhard Krause/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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India Eye Care Center Finds Middle Way To Capitalism

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In a Healthpoint clinic in the village of Mallan in Punjab, India, lab technician Navdeep Sharma draws Suba Singh's blood sample. Part of Healthpoint's business plan is to offer cheap diagnostic tests at its clinics. Diagnosing and treating people in a single visit is one key to delivering affordable health care. Soma Vatsa/for NPR hide caption

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Selling Water, Health Care In The Developing World

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Analysts worry that failure by the supercommittee to reach a credible debt-reduction deal could upset financial markets, force up interest rates and hurt the economy. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Would Supercommittee Failure Roil Markets?

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House Panel Votes To End Fannie, Freddie Bonuses

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Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff says higher inflation would help debtors by allowing them to pay back their debts with cheaper dollars.

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Does The Economy Need A Little Inflation?

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World Powers Seek To Contain Europe Debt Crisis

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Doing A 'Twist': A New Plan To Boost The Economy

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Why Some Men Earn Less Than They Did 40 Years Ago

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Stagnant Job Growth Renews Recession Fears

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Urban Rangers Quest For The Natural L.A.

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About 300 dinosaur specimens are on display at the Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles hide caption

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Dinosaur Hall Roars To Life In Los Angeles

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Experts estimate that in a 2 percent growth economy, the average household income would increase $17,000 less over a decade than it would in a world of 3 percent growth. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What The 'New Normal' Means For Americans

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Specialists Evan Solomon works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, when major stock indexes fell steeply. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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New Data Point To No Quick Fix For Economy

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IMF To Work Out Details For Chief's Selection Process

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