Even in Italy, healthy peasant fare like the fresh vegetables and fruits at this market stall in Venice isn't cheap, leading many there to abandon the famously healthy Mediterranean diet.
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President Obama sits with (from left) House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) during a meeting Wednesday at the White House on raising the debt ceiling. While the president negotiates with congressional leaders to avoid a possible debt default next month, some lawmakers say they won't vote to raise the debt ceiling.
Unidentified Fashion Object: A 1963 rendering shows the design for Biff's Coffee Shop in Oakland, Calif. "It almost looked like a flying saucer," says Victor Newlove of Armet Davis Newlove Architects. "It looks like it's about ready to lift off."
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