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As debt talks stalled this week, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) accused Republicans of wanting the economy to fail. At left is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Political Gridlock Rises, And The Debt Ceiling Doesn't

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You've Been Spiked Chris Joss

No human lives in this house in Cheyenne, Wyo. The residents are a couple of thousand mailboxes belonging to shell companies. Courtesy of Kelly Carr/Reuters hide caption

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Shell Game: 2,000 Firms Based In One Simple House

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A fire breaks out in a gold mining village in the Bocaranga region of the Central African Republic in January. The possibility of a lucky strike has many farmers abandoning their fields for the mine, but aid workers express concern over poor conditions. Alan Chin for NPR hide caption

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Gold Fever Draws African Farmers From Fields

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Get on Up Murphy Williams
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A member of the Terra Nova Expedition (or British Antarctic Exploration team) travels by dogsled in front of a weathered iceberg, circa 1910 or 1911. Herbert George Ponting/The Library of Congress hide caption

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In Race To South Pole, Scott Lost ... Or Did He?

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Art from the cover of Brand New Wayo: Funk, Fast Times and Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979-1983. Courtesy of Comb & Razor Sound hide caption

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The Golden Years Of Nigerian Boogie

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Love or Money The Stormmers
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Comets [Beatbroker Remix] Hatchback
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