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Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti meets with journalists at the Quirinale Presidential Palace after talks with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in Rome on Sunday. Monti told reporters that he will carry out the task "with a great sense of responsibility and service toward this nation." Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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Europe

Monti Lends Experience, Clout To Italian Leadership

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Monti Lends Experience, Clout To Italian Leadership

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Attorney Gary Klein in Boston is suing the largest U.S. banks on behalf of thousands of homeowners whom he says the banks wrongfully pushed into foreclosure. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

After Banks' Mistakes, Homeowners Pick Up Pieces

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After Banks' Mistakes, Homeowners Pick Up Pieces

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A placard featuring the photo of a child sits on a table during a conference on human sex trafficking last month in Atlanta. In Fairfax County, Va., gang members who have forced girls as young as 12 into prostitution are being sent to prison. Prosecutors there expect to bring more sex trafficking cases against gang members over the next several months. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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National

Gangs Enter New Territory With Sex Trafficking

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Gangs Enter New Territory With Sex Trafficking

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Keith Jarrett's new album is Rio, recorded live in Brazil. Daniela Yohannes/ECM Records hide caption

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Keith Jarrett: Alone In Rio And Ready To Fail

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke to a crowd at Giese Manufacturing last week in Dubuque, Iowa. The former Massachusetts governor will head back to the state next week — his fifth public visit to the state all year. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Mitt Romney

Romney Banks On Lean, Low-Key Strategy In Iowa

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Romney Banks On Lean, Low-Key Strategy In Iowa

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A woman rides down a Manhattan street on a bicycle in New York City. Like many major metropolitan areas, New York has witnessed a surge in bicycle use and plans to launch a bike-share plan by next summer. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

New York May Become Newest Bike-Sharing Mecca

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New York May Become Newest Bike-Sharing Mecca

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Thomas Brausse traded his job selling stocks for one selling sausages. He opened the Frankfurter Wurschtboerse, or Frankfurt Sausage Exchange, after he lost his job in Germany's financial capital in 2008. Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

In Frankfurt, Former Trader Prepared For The Wurst

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In Frankfurt, Former Trader Prepared For The Wurst

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Novelist Don DeLillo is known for his sweeping works of fiction, including White Noise, Falling Man, Libra and Underworld. His latest work, The Angel Esmeralda, is a collection of nine short stories. Joyce Ravid/Scribner hide caption

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In Don DeLillo's 'Angel,' Stories Of America Alone

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