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These two paintings were up for auction in Hong Kong in February. Art auctions produce eye-popping sales figures in China, though critics say there is a widespread problem with fakes.

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In China's Red-Hot Art Market, Fraud Abounds

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Rondo Brillant in E-flat Major, Op. 29 Sinfonia Da Camera / Ian Hobson
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Three years ago, drugstores like Walgreens began training pharmacists to give customers vaccines. Since then, tens of thousands of pharmacists have been certified to give shots.

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Nikki Perez struggled after being diagnosed with mental illness. A course is training her how to help others in crisis.

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Mental First Aid: How To Help In An Emotional Crisis

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Rusty George Creative laid off more than half of its 17-person staff when clients stopped buying their marketing services as the economy crashed. After a hard look at finances, the small firm is now ready to hire a new employee.

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A Single Hire Is A Big Deal To A Small Business

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President Obama holds up a copy of his jobs bill as he speaks at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas. Obama is challenging a divided Congress to unite behind the bill or get ready to be run "out of town" by angry voters.

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To Save Wildlife, Namibia's Farmers Take Control

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Jose Zacarias lives in an old farmhouse flanked by corn and soybean fields near the edge of town. The Mexican-born immigrant came to West Liberty more than 25 years ago.

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A Look At Iowa's First Majority Hispanic Town

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Bjork's new album, Biophilia, is also an interactive multimedia project.

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Bjork's 'Biophilia': Interactive Music, Pushing Boundaries

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