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Earlier this year, Shanghai tried to slow down real estate sales by restricting some deals. It's part of a broader Chinese government plan to slow the country's staggering growth. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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Laura Zakhar connects her son, Kevin, 15, to the "feedbag" that contains his nutrition. Lately, Zakhar has had trouble getting the calcium solution Kevin needs, in part because hospitals have been reserving limited supplies for patients who need it even more desperately than he does. Elizabeth Larkin for NPR hide caption

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The debt reduction supercommittee had its first public meeting Tuesday. It would take at least seven of the supercommittee's politically divided members to approve any plan they come up with.

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The Supreme Court begins a new term on Monday. Among the issues that will be on the docket: immigration, affirmative action, gay marriage and Medicaid. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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