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As Clock Ticks, Lawmakers Revisit Bush Tax Cuts

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"Happy Jiangyin," a wealthy city in China's Jiangsu province, is an award-winning experiment in how to make people happier. It has come up with a list of ingredients it believes add up to happiness. Here, residents sing in one of Jiangyin's many public squares. Gary Sigley hide caption

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Chinese Experiment Seeks Secrets To Happiness

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Camp director Caitlin Morgan (upper right) says people with dementia often don't get the interaction they need. "Just because someone gets a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other dementia doesn't mean life is over," Morgan says. Campers (from left) Deborah Gallagher, Jeanne Vasconcelles and Jimmy Johnson celebrate their birthdays together after Saturday night's dinner. Cindy Carpien/NPR hide caption

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Camp For Alzheimer's Patients Isn't About Memories

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Gene Muller, president of Flying Fish Brewing in Cherry Hill, N.J., hopes to expand his microbrewery and hire more people once he can find the right space. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Why Aren't Employers Hiring?

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A man stands in front of a shack he built at a temporary camp at Penco's port in Concepcion, south of Santiago, on May 5, 2010. He is one of the people still homeless as a result of the massive earthquake that hit Feb. 27 and the tsunami it triggered. Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Laren Weddell (left), Yasmeen Sandoval (middle) and Brittany Poor Bear (right) completed their womanhood ceremony this summer. Nikki Silva hide caption

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Four Days, Nights: A Girls' Coming-Of-Age Ceremony

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