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Analysts worry that failure by the supercommittee to reach a credible debt-reduction deal could upset financial markets, force up interest rates and hurt the economy. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Would Supercommittee Failure Roil Markets?

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A woman shouts slogans during a demonstration against the desecration of headstones at a Muslim and Christian cemetery in Jaffa, Israel, last month. A few dozen Israelis and Palestinians turned out in a show of protest against recent attacks. Ammar Awad/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Attacks Target Palestinians In Israeli Towns

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Thanksgiving At The White House: First families have a lot to be thankful for — including the world-class chefs who make their food. Susan Stamberg shares her mother-in-law's cranberry relish recipe with two veteran presidential chefs. They say it reminds them of the infamous "cheddar cheese ring" from the Carter administration. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Mrs. Stamberg's Relish Goes To Washington

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Interim Penn State football coach Tom Bradley, shown here at a Nov. 12 game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, is now focused on Saturday's game against Ohio State. Justin K. Aller/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Football Remain King At Penn State?

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Joshua Littman and his mother, Sarah, visited StoryCorps for the second time to talk about their evolving relationship. Their first visit was in 2006. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Parenting Dance: Hold Tight While Letting Go

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In September 1994, then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich addressed Republican congressional candidates on Capitol Hill during a rally where they pledged a new "Contract with America." Months later, Republicans gained control of both houses of Congress for the first time in decades, and Gingrich became speaker of the House. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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To Imagine A Gingrich Presidency, Look To The '90s

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