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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi acknowledges applause before leaving parliament's lower chamber in Rome on Saturday. Berlusconi resigned after the lower chamber passed an austerity package. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Berlusconi Created A Country In His Own Image

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Billings, Mont., has a diverse economic base, as evidenced by the confluence of stockyards, oil refineries and natural beauty. The unemployment rate for Billings' Yellowstone County was 5.3 percent in September, far lower than the national average. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Big Sky Country Has Lots Of Room For Optimism

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Sister and brother Suehaila and Bilal at the marriage of their sister Shadia to her new husband Jeff, on the premiere episode of TLC's unscripted series All-American Muslim. TLC hide caption

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'All-American Muslim': A Look At Five Very Different Families

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Bran Castle's connection to Dracula is tenuous, at best. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Transylvania, Sometimes A Bat Is Just A Bat

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Hilary Hahn is a Grammy-winning classical violinist. Her newest project is called In 27 Pieces: The Hillary Hahn Encores. Peter Miller/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hilary Hahn Revives The Classical Encore

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Republican presidential hopefuls participate in the South Carolina presidential debate at Wofford College on Saturday. It was the first debate of the season focused on foreign policy. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Candidates Unite Against Obama's Foreign Policy

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accompanied by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday to discuss committee action on legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Challenges Rouse Defenders Of Marriage Act

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Prices are about a third lower than they were in 2006, and they are continuing to drop in most cities. The National Association of Realtors says that this summer, prices fell nearly 5 percent compared with last year. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Gen X Takes The Housing Hit; Boomers Only Grazed

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Many homeowners find they can't sell their homes so instead they reluctantly become landlords. courtneyk/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Would-Be Sellers Become Reluctant Landlords

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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain addresses the media on Tuesday in Arizona. Cain said he would not drop his bid for the Republicans' presidential nomination in the face of decade-old allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. Matt York/AP hide caption

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The News Tip: Saying It's Over Doesn't Make It So

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Stephen King came up with the idea for 11/22/63 in 1971, but at the time he wasn't ready to take on a project of such scope. Perhaps it was for the best: "I think that the wounds were a little bit too fresh then," King says. "I'm glad that I waited." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen King Plots To Save JFK In '11/22/63'

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