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Movies

This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying

There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?

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Parallels

Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

The city is so close to the U.S. border fence that it practically leans on it. Even as Tijuana diversifies, its economy still relies on the frontier. Its residents are the perfect border citizens.

The Two-Way

IMF's Lagarde: Any U.S. Budget Deal Is Better Than None

"We are all very pleased to see an orderly budget process is back," the head of the International Monetary Fund says, as Congress works on spending legislation.

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