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Ray Meyer, 55, had a 30-year career in banking before losing his job. He's been rolling from one temp assignment to the next since February. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Squabbles In Washington Frustrate Job Seekers

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Revolting Children Matilda
Less Is Moi Yo-Yo Ma / Edgar Meyer / Stuart Duncan / Chris Thile
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Suzi Hileman inspects an aloe on her front porch on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Ron Medvescek/Courtesy Arizona Daily Star hide caption

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Other Victims Of Arizona Rampage Move On Without Letting Go

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Boy Who Dreamed Marc Carroll
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Boomer Brad Mehldau
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich greets a supporter at a kickoff party for the opening of a campaign office in Manchester, N.H., on Nov. 11. Winslow Townson/AP hide caption

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As Gingrich Surges, He Has Catching Up To Do In N.H.

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Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain greets supporters at a campaign rally outside of Wings Plus on Wednesday in Coral Springs, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Swing Through Sunshine State, Cain Struggles To Regain Momentum

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Damn Love Song Amy LaVere
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Now Like Photographs The Six Parts Seven
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A Feathered Gathering: All the birds of the world gather to hear the hoopoe bird speak in author and illustrator Peter Sis' The Conference of the Birds. Sis painstakingly painted thousands of birds by hand in to bring his new book to life. Click Here For A Closer Look Peter Sis/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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In 'Birds,' Sis Makes A Dream World For Grown-Ups

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'Tonight' Music: Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood played Tony and Maria in the 1961 film of West Side Story. Fox Home Entertainment hide caption

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DVD Picks: 'West Side Story'

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Revolting Children Matilda
Lobby Call Law of the Least Effort
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Alex Footman worked as an unpaid intern for the award-winning film Black Swan. He and another former unpaid intern for the movie are suing the film's production company for back pay. Courtesy of Alex Footman hide caption

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Unpaid Interns: Real World Work Or Just Free Labor?

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Look at Me Now The Elected
Mali Cuba AfroCubism
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Blood for Sugar Two Loons for Tea
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The Windup Keith Jarrett
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R.E.M. in the early days. Left to right: Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Bill Berry, Peter Buck. Laura Levine hide caption

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R.E.M., R.I.P.

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Somesing Sound Tribe Sector 9
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Asturias Milos Karadaglich

Novelist Ann Patchett greets some of her first customers at Parnassus Books in Nashville. "I actually think this is going to go really, really well," she says. Patrik Ward/Parnassus Books hide caption

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Author Ann Patchett Opens Own Indie Bookstore

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Resurrection Megafaun
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The Revolt of the Cockroach People Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada

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