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Toll Brothers luxury homes are shown sold before construction is completed in Oceanside, Calif. On Wednesday, Toll Brothers reported a 24 percent jump in quarterly revenue due to higher home prices. Mike Blake/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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As Housing Recovers, Lots Of Boats Rise In U.S. Economy

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Thousands descended on a job fair in Shanghai earlier this year. This summer nearly 7 million people graduated from Chinese colleges, but jobs are harder to find than in previous years. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

China's College Grads Face A New Reality: Fewer Jobs

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China's College Grads Face A New Reality: Fewer Jobs

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Bank of America won't say exactly how many drive-through lanes are closing. A spokeswoman did say the decision is not a cost-cutting move but a response to the way people are banking. At branches where drive-through lanes are closing, the bank says ATMs will be available. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Bank Of America To Close Some Drive-Up Tellers

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Bank Of America To Close Some Drive-Up Tellers

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Sternman Scott Beede returns an undersized lobster while checking traps in Mount Desert, Maine. Robert F Bukaty/AP hide caption

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In Canada, Maine Lobstermen Get Both A Rival And A Tutor

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An MIT analysis of Larry Abramson's Gmail account illustrates his online relationships. immersion.mit.media.edu hide caption

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All Tech Considered

How A Look At Your Gmail Reveals The Power Of Metadata

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How A Look At Your Gmail Reveals The Power Of Metadata

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A whale shark dives near the surface in waters off the coast of Mexico. Marj Awai/Georgia Aquarium hide caption

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Animals

Where The Whale Sharks Go

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Where The Whale Sharks Go

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President Obama is seen on a video camera as he delivers a speech in Youngstown, Ohio, in 2010. In addition to footage of official events, the White House now has thousands of hours of behind-the-scenes video that it will archive. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Future Historians: Good Luck Sifting Through Obama Video

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Future Historians: Good Luck Sifting Through Obama Video

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Sly & The Family Stone in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., in 1968. Left to right: Sly Stone, Cynthia Robinson, Freddie Stone, Rose Stone, Jerry Martini, Larry Graham. Stephen Paley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

'You're What I Wanted': Assembling The Family Stone

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'You're What I Wanted': Assembling The Family Stone

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The view down Main Street in Concord, N.H., reflects the community's small-town feel. Author Ben Winters doesn't live in Concord, but he sets his mystery novels there — he says the city's peaceful, unpretentious atmosphere makes it an appealing setting. Michel Gagnon/Flickr hide caption

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Crime In The City

Awaiting The Apocalypse In The Quiet Town Of Concord

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Awaiting The Apocalypse In The Quiet Town Of Concord

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Egypt's Mubarak Released From Prison

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Egypt's Mubarak Released From Prison

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