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Demonstrators with Guy Fawkes masks protest changing privacy policies on March 31, in Vienna. Ronald Zak/DAPD/AP hide caption

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Even as more people rely on cellphones to tell time, retailer American Apparel has found that novelty watches are selling well. Kaomi Goetz for NPR hide caption

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In Cell Era, Timepieces Are Fashion Trend To Watch

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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Team Up In E-Publishing

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April 4, 1912: The Titanic leaves Southampton, England, on her ill-fated first voyage. Southampton City Council /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles on April 30, 1992. Hundreds of buildings burned when riots erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King case were announced. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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The National Guard's 182nd Infantry Regiment returned home in March from a year in Afghanistan. One in three said they were unemployed or looking for work. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Gan Golan of Los Angeles, dressed as the "Master of Degrees," holds a ball and chain representing his college loan debt during Occupy D.C. activities in Washington. Average in-state tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose an additional $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent, compared with a year ago. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Help For The Economy? Not From Debt-Bound Grads

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Consumers spent more than expected in the first quarter of 2012, partly because they dipped into their savings, but businesses spent less. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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