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The Discoverer Deep Seas drill ship sits off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico in this 2006 photo. President Obama's plan expands eastward the area of the Gulf where drilling is already permitted. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Tan Ruihan (second from right), who recently received a master's degree in finance from Boston University, waited in a line to enter a job fair last month in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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America's Cup Sails Into (And Over) Uncharted Seas

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The Maison des Enfants de Dieu Orphanage in Port-au-Prince holds more than 150 infants. Staff members had to move the children outside after an aftershock Wednesday morning. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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