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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in April. The country's credit rating could suffer if Congress fails to address the nation's long-term debt. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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What A Credit Ratings Cut Could Mean For The U.S.

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Nick Dunn, 16, gave up on school shortly after he lost his father. He lives with his mother, Deborah Gilmore Dunn, in rural South Carolina. Claudio Sanchez/NPR hide caption

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Teen Fights To Succeed In Rural S.C. Community

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Libyan rebel fighters run for cover at the front line near the southwest desert town of Gualish on July 24, as Gadhafi forces started attacking them in an attempt to capture the city. Colin Summers/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Looks For Ways To Break Libya Stalemate

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Roberto Paternostro, the music director of the Israel Chamber Orchestra. Israel Chamber Orchestra hide caption

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A Tradition Shattered: Israelis Play Wagner At Bayreuth

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