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Obama on the Economy, Stem Cells

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With the economy is such a fragile state, President Barack Obama must walk the fine line between inspiring optimism and fostering realistic expectations for the…read more

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Wall Street Swindler Pleads Guilty

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Investment fund manager Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty Thursday to the largest fraud in American history and was sent to prison for running a ponzi scheme…read more

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America’s Buses and Trains Face Budget Cuts

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Americans are using public transportation in huge numbers, but the cost of maintaining public bus and rail systems is making it difficult to keep up…read more

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Faces Behind the Unemployment Numbers

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President Obama went to Elkhart, Indiana last month to sell his stimulus package against a backdrop of despair. The town has dubious distinction of losing…read more

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Sebelius Chosen to Tackle Health Care

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President Barack Obama nominated Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be secretary of health and human services, placing her in charge of his efforts to reform…read more

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