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Puerto Rico Faces Uncertain Future Amid Debt Crisis

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Record Water Levels Shut Down Miles Of Mississippi River

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With The Birkin Bag, Hermes Plays Hard to Get

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In 2016, Volkswagen Aims To Repair Its Reputation After Emissions Scandal

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As Her Turn Leading The FEC Ends, Ravel Says Agency Is Broken

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A Saudi man walks past a pump at a petrol station Monday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. Saudi Arabia said it plans to reduce subsidies on power, water and fuel as part of new measures introduced in the face of low oil prices. Amer Hilabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Higher Gas Prices, Long Lines: What Cheap Oil Means For Saudi Arabia

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Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla, shown here in an appearance in Washington this month, has been urging Congress to allow the commonwealth to seek bankruptcy protection. Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP hide caption

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Cage-free chickens in a barn near Hershey, Pa., get to roam and perch on steel rods (but they don't go outside). In September, McDonald's said it would buy only cage-free eggs, inspiring several other food companies to follow suit. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Need To Break-Up With Someone? Call The Shop

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (from left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma pose for a photo during the BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia, in July. RIA Novosti via AP hide caption

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Highflying 'Emerging Markets' Had Their Wings Clipped In 2015

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2015 Was Another Rough And Tumble Year For Obamacare

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People sample the Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR Virtually Reality headset Sept. 24 in Hollywood, Calif., at the Oculus Connect 2 event. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is 2016 The Year Virtual Reality Finally Goes Mainstream?

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Podcasts like those featured in the iTunes Store's top 200 are well-known, but the music featured in them tends to be obscure. iTunes Store hide caption

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In The Podcast World, Some Music Students Seek A Career Gateway

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