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  • September 21, 2011  

    In other news Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy faces “significant downside risks” and will try some new measures to push down interest rates for home and business loans. Meanwhile, Greek authorities announced more austerity measures that include cutting monthly pensions and suspending more civil servants. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2011  

    A parole board in Georgia has rejected clemency for inmate Troy Davis, who is slated to be executed Wednesday. Uproar over the case has revived questions about how the death penalty is applied. Gwen Ifill talks to The Heritage Foundation’s Charles Stimson and Vincent Southerland of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Continue reading