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A padlock hangs from a door of a foreclosed home in Islip, N.Y. The time a foreclosure will take from start to finish varies widely from state to state. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

Foreclosure Influx Causes Backlog In Some States

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Iranians wait to enter a currency exchange shop in Tehran on Jan. 3. The Iranian rial fell to a record low against the dollar in early January after President Obama signed a bill imposing fresh sanctions on the country's central bank. Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Iranians Feel The Bite Of Tougher Sanctions

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The University of North Dakota's Brad Eidsness makes a save during a game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Since 2005, there have been a series of lawsuits and legislative actions over the nickname for the school's athletic teams, the "Fighting Sioux." Josh Holmberg/AP hide caption

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Race

Voters May Break Up Fight Over 'Fighting Sioux'

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A U.S. soldier, part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, stands outside a military base in Panjwai, Kandahar province, south of Kabul, on Sunday. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan

Killings A Blow To U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan

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Yang Lan, TV host and delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, carries a Marc Jacobs handbag outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3. Nicknamed "the Oprah Winfrey of China," Yang has also been seen wearing a Giorgio Armani jacket during the legislative session. Wang Zhou/Imaginechina/AP hide caption

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Asia

Beijing Bling: Wealth On Display In China's Congress

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Workers burned during an explosion at an Apple supplier factory in Shanghai are seen at a hospital where they are receiving continued treatment for their injuries. According to the factory, 24 workers were burned in the explosion. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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iPad Workers: Plant Inspected Hours Before Blast

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Members of the media, wearing protective suits and masks, visit the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power station during a press tour, in northeastern Japan's Fukushima prefecture, Feb. 28. Japan is marking the first anniversary of the March 11 tsunami and earthquake, which triggered the worst nuclear accident in the country's history. Kimimasa Mayama/AP hide caption

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Rebuilding Japan

A Year On, Japan Is Still Looking For The Road Ahead

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Rebuilding Japan

Trauma, Not Radiation, Is Key Concern In Japan

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in April 2008. Western governments suspect Iran is seeking nuclear weapons, a charge Tehran denies. How to handle the possible threat from a nuclear-armed Iran is a major foreign policy concern of the U.S. AP hide caption

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Presidential Race

How Far Apart On Iran Are GOP Candidates, Obama?

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Clinton Lehman, who had been unemployed for nine months before being called back to work, assembles a recreation vehicle at the Jayco factory in Elkhart, Ind., in 2011. Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Elkhart's Electric Dreams Fizzle, RVs Come Back

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