Iraqi supporters of former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's Al-Iraqiya secular alliance campaign last week in the multi-ethnic Iraqi city of Kirkuk, about 160 miles north of Baghdad.
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At MIT's Sloan School of Management, students participate in a simulated stock market last July. Investing in stocks when prices are cheap can lead to long-term gains that ultimately bolster one's nest egg. It's a premise many young people understand, but the turmoil of the Great Recession kept some on the sidelines.
The Printmaster? Rupert Murdoch has sunk vast sums into newspapers — but a New York magazine profile asks whether his investments are about boosting print journalism or just about destroying The New York Times.
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The trauma room at CoxHealth Hospital's emergency and trauma department in Springfield, Mo. The hospital has reported an increase in medical identity theft in the ER in the past several months. Officials suspect that the faltering economy could be the reason for the rise.
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Susan Pham holds her son, Nathan. Pham meets with other mothers twice a month to discuss parenting, motherhood and life. The meetings are part of a support program for at-risk families.