According to a new report, unless more is done to combat climate change, extreme weather like the drought now gripping California will only grow more common. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Is The Latest Climate Report Too Much Of A Downer?

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David Crisp To Be Sentenced In Massive Mortgage Fraud Case

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In Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett plays a wealthy New York socialite who has it all, loses it all and ends up delusional on a park bench. Perdido Productions hide caption

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When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off

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Ford Investment In Ohio Plants Boosts Midwest Car Manufacturing

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Brussels earlier this year. Lagarde says women are underutilized in the global economy. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

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Our Women and Wealth series will involve you, too. We're asking women to share their best lessons about earning, saving, investing or using money. The above quote comes from Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. You can see more from her, and other influential women, and add your two cents at our Tumblr, She Works Her Money. NPR hide caption

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IMF Bailout Comes With A Hefty Side Of Pain For Ukrainians

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What Raising Tipped Workers' Wages Could Mean For Economy

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Indian schoolchildren wait in line for food at a government primary school in Hyderabad, India. Consistent access to nutritious food and clean water is key to helping children thrive, researchers say. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A street vendor in Simferopol, Crimea, sells eggs with the dual currency price tags in Russian rubles and Ukrainian hryvnias. Russia's annexation of Crimea mean it will now have to prop up the peninsula's weak economy. Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Could Hurt Its Economy

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Maze Of College Costs And Aid Programs Traps Some Families

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