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For Geithner, Financial Crisis Was Like Landing A Burning Plane

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner received mixed reviews of his performance during the financial crisis. In his new book, he says he did what was required to "keep the lights on."

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Meet Uruguay's Pot-Legalizing, VW-Driving, Sandal-Wearing President

Jose Mujica has built his reputation on austere living and pursuing policies that include legalizing marijuana. He's a critic of many U.S. policies, but President Obama hosted him Monday.

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As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints

As the price of drones drops, more people are playing around with them in their cities and neighborhoods. This doesn't sit well with a lot of Americans. Are they just paranoid?

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For Geithner, Financial Crisis Was Like Landing A Burning Plane
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Out Of Maryland, A Cry For Nigeria: 'Bring Back Our Girls!'
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Album Review: 'Afropolitan Dreams'
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Fever The Black Keys

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As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints
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Louis C.K. Takes On TV Hypocrisy, Aiming Scrutiny Back At Himself
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Tale Of Two Billboards: An Ozark Town's Struggle To Unseat Hate
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Candi Staton: This Album Is 'An Anthology Of My Life'
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Meet Uruguay's Pot-Legalizing, VW-Driving, Sandal-Wearing President
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Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens
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The Forgotten Pictures Of A Music Photography Pioneer
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