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A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed

The creation of America's central bank includes a bunch of bankers locked in a private library and a secret trip to a place called Jekyll Island.

A low, wet fog swirled across the field at Candlestick Park in San Francisco as the Giants opened a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 31, 1962. AP hide caption

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So Long, Candlestick Park, And Thanks For All The Fog

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Vera Wojtesta was one of 300 babies flagged by New York's newborn screening program as at risk of having life-threatening Krabbe disease. Ben Shutts/Courtesy of the Wojtesta family hide caption

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Screening Newborns For Disease Can Leave Families In Limbo

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Strong gusts in Palm Springs, Calif., generate plenty of energy, thanks to turbine farms. But being able to store all of that energy is just as important. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Could Big Batteries Be Big Business In California?

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Colorado Takes Health Plans To People Shopping For Groceries

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A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed

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