A man checks his car in Havana. In October, Cuba legalized the sale and purchase of automobiles for all citizens. Now, Cubans who leave the island permanently can transfer ownership of their car to a relative or sell it outright. Previously, Cuba could seize the vehicles of those who emigrated.

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A truck driver cleans his windshield at a filling station in Milford, Conn. The long hours, weeks away from home and mediocre pay contribute to the trucking industry's shortage of an estimated 125,000 drivers.

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The New York Times' move to install a pay wall in March was seen as risky, but the paper's profits and its digital subscribers are up, according to third-quarter profit reports.

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Herman Cain waves before a GOP debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., in June. Pollster Andy Smith says most New Hampshire residents prefer having no broad-based income tax or sales tax.

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Teamsters union members hold signs that read, "NAFTA kills," during a news conference by congressmen and union leaders against the cross-border trucking program Oct. 19 in San Diego.

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