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British banking giant Barclays is at the center of an interbank loan rate scandal that caused several high-ranking executives to resign and forced the company to pay $455 million in fines. Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Your Money

What Does London's LIBOR Mean To The U.S.?

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What Does London's LIBOR Mean To The U.S.?

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President Obama steps onstage before a campaign event in Poland, Ohio. He recently underlined the importance of campaign finances to supporters in an email that began, "I will be outspent." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Elections

Pro-Obama SuperPACs Losing The Money Race

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Pro-Obama SuperPACs Losing The Money Race

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Steve Nash, 38, left the Phoenix Suns to sign a $27 million three-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers Matt York/AP hide caption

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Experience Pays In The NBA: Old Stars Get Big Bucks

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Reverb is a natural phenomenon, but sound engineers have been finding artificial ways to reproduce it since the 1940s. niknikon/iStockPhoto.com hide caption

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Conquering Reverb: Behind Recorded Music's Oldest Sound Effect

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Juan Pujol Garcia in his uniform as a lieutenant in the Spanish Republican Army. Courtesy Tamara Kreisler hide caption

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Author Interviews

'Agent Garbo,' The Spy Who Lied About D-Day

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'Agent Garbo,' The Spy Who Lied About D-Day

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Mandolinist Avi Avital's new album Bach was released June 12. Uwe Arens/Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

Avi Avital: A Mandolinist's Unlikely Education

9 min

Avi Avital: A Mandolinist's Unlikely Education

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