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Half of San Bernardino County's 300,000 mortgages are underwater. In an attempt to ease the mortgage crisis, the Southern California county is considering taking control of some of those properties by eminent domain. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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County Considers Eminent Domain As Foreclosure Fix

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Displayed in the hand of University of Oregon archaeologist Dennis Jenkins are three bases for western stemmed projectiles from the Paisley Caves in Oregon. The bases date to some 13,000 years ago. Jim Barlow/Science/AAAS hide caption

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In Ancient Ore. Dump, Clues To The First Americans?

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In Political Animals, Sigourney Weaver plays Elaine Barrish, a secretary of state and former first lady whom Weaver says is based on many former residents of the White House — not just on Hillary Clinton. David Giesbrecht/USA Network hide caption

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Sigourney Weaver: No Damsel In Distress

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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, left, speaks with Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos on Monday. The ECB has increased its influence over European countries struggling with debt. Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The European Central Bank's Guide To Influence

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