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South Sudan's Unrest Turns Politicians To Rebels, Tents To Homes

Even where there is peace, there is distrust, as the country divides along ethnic lines. In the government-controlled capital, members of the Nuer ethnic group are seeking protection in a U.N. camp.

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You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

Maybe it's true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People are judging your personality from the first word you speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.

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Seeking A Fortune Through Search Funds

Normally, investors look for promising companies to invest in. With search funds, they invest in promising people. Investors back "searchers" by covering their pay while they hunt for companies.

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South Sudan's Unrest Turns Politicians To Rebels, Tents To Homes

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