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Overall beer consumption is down in the U.S., but sales of craft beers, like those from The Pike Brewing Co., were up some 7 percent in 2009. Courtesy of The Pike Brewing Co. hide caption

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Changing Tastes Drive Shift In Beer Sales

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Auto dealers present themselves as part of Main Street with no ties to the high finances of Wall Street, but that image is more nostalgia than reality. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Car Dealers May Escape Scrutiny Of Consumer Loans

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An Iraqi conservator repairs damaged manuscripts at the Iraqi National Library and Archives in Baghdad in December 2007. The Iraqi government is negotiating with U.S. authorities the return of millions of documents seized by U.S. troops and sent to Washington after the 2003 invasion -- including records compiled for Saddam Hussein's regime under its vast and brutal domestic spying operation. The library's director, Saad Eskander, says the return of the files is part of "the democratization of information." Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saddam's Spy Files: Key To Healing Or More Hurting?

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Ahmed Wali Karzai at a recent conference of Afghan and American officials in Kandahar David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Kandahar, A Powerful Brother Frustrates U.S. Aims

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