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The University of the South, better known as Sewanee, plans to cut tuition by 10 percent next year. Alex S. MacLean/The University of the South, hide caption

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Education

Tenn. College Bucks Tuition Hike Trend

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Tenn. College Bucks Tuition Hike Trend

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The Chevrolet Aveo is one of the smaller, more fuel-efficient cars American automakers have rolled out. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Detroit Markets Smaller Cars For High Gas Prices

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Detroit Markets Smaller Cars For High Gas Prices

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The New York Times announced Thursday that the paper would embrace a metered approach to an online pay wall. As of March 28, online users will be able to view up to 20 pages per month. Beyond 20 page views, readers will have to pay $15 monthly for Web access. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Media

'New York Times' Unveils Metered Online Pay Wall

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'New York Times' Unveils Metered Online Pay Wall

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Children holding portraits of Moammar Gadhafi demonstrate outside the U.N. mission headquarters in Tripoli on Thursday. Libyan state-run television said that forces loyal to Gadhafi had wrested control of Misrata, one of the last rebel-held bastion, and were "purging" it of insurgents. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World

Libya Shifts Momentum Of Arab World Protests

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Libya Shifts Momentum Of Arab World Protests

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A white cloud rises from reactors at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on Wednesday. Though the gas contains radiation, experts say any plume that travels out over the ocean won't be of much risk to the West Coast of the U.S. DigitalGlobe hide caption

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Japan's Nuclear Crisis: Science

Airborne Radiation Poses Minuscule Risk For U.S.

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Airborne Radiation Poses Minuscule Risk For U.S.

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Politics

House Votes To Defund NPR

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House Votes To Defund NPR

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The wreckage of a house amid debris in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture, in Japan. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rebuilding Japan

Japan's Quake May Result In Huge Insurance Claims

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Japan's Quake May Result In Huge Insurance Claims

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Lupita Lopez poses for a portrait at the Santa Maria Bull Ring in La Gloria, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 23 2011. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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For Matadora, Bullfighting Is Her 'Absolute Truth'

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