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Trek Around The World Marked By Obstacles Both Natural And Man-Made

Journalist Paul Salopek's long walk recently brought him face to face with the possibility of losing his toes to frostbite — and with one of the largest mass migrations in modern history.

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Want To Perk Up Your Love Life? Put Away That Smartphone

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Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is being sued for choosing retirement funds that shortchanged its employees and charged high fees. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On Trial

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Around-The-World Trek Hits Obstacles Both Natural And Man-Made

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. (right), a member of the Senate banking committee, and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., ranking member of the House financial services committee, express their outrage to reporters that a $1.1 trillion spending bill that was passed in Congress contains changes to the 2010 Dodd-Frank law that regulates complex financial instruments known as derivatives. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'Warning Shot': Sen. Warren On Fighting Banks, And Her Political Future

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When Grandma's House Is Home: The Rise Of Grandfamilies

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