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President Obama speaks about the economy Friday in Arlington, Va. Obama says he wants to "send a clear message to Congress: Do not slow down the recovery that we're on." Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

Job Market Could Help Obama's Election Stock

4 min

Job Market Could Help Obama's Election Stock

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Diet Coke. David Greene likes it. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Opinion

Standing In Defense Of Diet Coke

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Standing In Defense Of Diet Coke

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A police officer speaks to Ukraine's former prime minster, Yulia Tymoshenko, after she was convicted of abuse of power charges in a court in Kiev on Oct. 11, 2011. She is now serving a seven-year term, but her supporters say the charges against her were politically motivated. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

In Ukraine, A Daughter Takes Up Her Mother's Cause

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In Ukraine, A Daughter Takes Up Her Mother's Cause

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Claire (Sara Paxton), a 20-something desk clerk at an old New England inn, decides to investigate whether the hotel is haunted in director Ti West's latest film, The Innkeepers. Magnet Releasing hide caption

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Director Ti West Talks Slow Horror, 'The Innkeepers'

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Romney supporters gather for a rally at the Elko Regional Airport in Nevada on Friday. The state holds its caucus Saturday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Presidential Race

Out West, GOP Candidates Mine For Caucus Votes

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Out West, GOP Candidates Mine For Caucus Votes

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As Americans prepare to file their tax returns, lawmakers take up a debate over changing wealthy earners' tax rate. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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'Buffett Rule' Becomes A Bill, And Congress Bickers

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Ruthie Foster's new album is Let It Burn. John Carrico hide caption

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Music Interviews

Ruthie Foster: Texas Gospel With A Worldly Touch

9 min

Ruthie Foster: Texas Gospel With A Worldly Touch

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UN Vote On Syria Fails

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UN Vote On Syria Fails

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