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Despite the availability of cheap loans, in some places, people are cautious when it comes to buying new cars. Here, workers display a car at a California Hyundai dealership earlier this year. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

The Fed's Latest Moves May Fall Flat, Experts Say

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The Fed's Latest Moves May Fall Flat, Experts Say

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Tourist guides sit on camels as they wait for clients next to the Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, June 23. Tourism in Egypt has dropped 35 percent overall in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2010. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Middle East

Egypt's Political Turmoil Drives Tourists Away

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Egypt's Political Turmoil Drives Tourists Away

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After World War II, Stephane Hessel went on to aid in the drafting of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Indigene editions La Voix de l'Enfant hide caption

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Book News & Features

World War II Survivor Stirs Literary World With 'Outrage'

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World War II Survivor Stirs Literary World With 'Outrage'

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King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein of Jordan addresses the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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King: What We're Trying To Do In Jordan Is 'Evolution'

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Circulation figures for Johnson Publishing's flagship Ebony and Jet magazines are up substantially in recent months. NPR hide caption

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Media

'Ebony,' 'Jet' Parent Takes A Bold New Tack

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'Ebony,' 'Jet' Parent Takes A Bold New Tack

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With this summer's temperatures regularly topping 100 degrees, stores did a brisk business selling air conditioners. But they shouldn't be used often, Stan Cox says. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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National

Man's Call To America: Turn Off That Air Conditioner

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Man's Call To America: Turn Off That Air Conditioner

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a town hall meeting at the Doubletree Miami Airport hotel as he campaigns in South Florida on Wednesday. Romney is participating in a GOP debate in Orlando on Thursday night. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Mitt Romney

Former GOP Front-Runner Romney Seeks Opening

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Former GOP Front-Runner Romney Seeks Opening

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Nirvana (from left): Dave Grohl, Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic. Kirk Weddle hide caption

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Music Interviews

'Nevermind' At 20: Producer Butch Vig On Nirvana

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'Nevermind' At 20: Producer Butch Vig On Nirvana

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