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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Stocks sank again as investors continued to fret about the struggling economies in Europe and slow growth in the U.S. Jin Lee/AP hide caption

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Double Dip: Is U.S. Headed For Another Recession?

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Birthday The Beatles
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Jazz Millionaire The Dead Kenny Gs
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Carlos Gimenez, shown at a cafe earlier this year on Election Day, won a recall election that was part of a national wave of voter anger over taxes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Miami-Dade, Economic Upheaval Ushers In Change

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Picture of Health Delicate Cutters
When Your Lover Has Gone Fred Hersch Trio
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Trent Lott is a veteran of the Senate GOP leadership. He now heads the Breaux Lott Leadership Group, one of Washington's most powerful lobbying firms. AP hide caption

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After FAA Shutdown Ends, Lobbying Battle Continues

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STAR WARS: MAIN TITLE JOHN WILLIAMS & THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Suds on the Roof Thomas Newman
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The Shawshank Redemption, starring Morgan Freeman (left) and Tim Robbins, was shot at the abandoned Ohio State Reformatory. Today, the buildings in the background are gone, but the prison's main building has been preserved by locals. Photofest Inc. hide caption

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On Location: Mansfield, Ohio's 'Shawshank' Industry

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Revolting Children Matilda
Mali Cuba AfroCubism
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Grandpa's Hands [For Frank Wall Sr.] Blue Cranes
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Joni Scotter, considered an uber-volunteer for the GOP, listens to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speak in 2007. Now every candidate wants to meet with her ahead of the primary in Iowa; she remains undecided. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Republicans Seek Uber-Volunteers To Woo Voters

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Money Can Buy You Love On Twitter

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Brainbow Royal Bangs
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Ed Blackwell Vinson Valega
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Ruben Font carries a piece of scaffolding to his home in Havana, Cuba, in May. When new laws allowing people to sell property go into effect, the city's prices will likely go up, but the emergence of a strong market could also inspire people to fix up their homes if they can afford it. Franklin Reyes/AP hide caption

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After 50 Years, Cuban Houses To Go Up For Sale

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El Manisero Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro & Chira
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Bending New Corners Erik Truffaz
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Inchworm Battles

George Wein has managed the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals for almost six decades. This year, he's making an important change to keep the festivals running. Catherine Welch/NPR hide caption

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The 'Father' Of Jazz Festivals Takes Newport Nonprofit

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Revolting Children Matilda
Tu Fin, Mi Comienzo Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada

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