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As Europe Scrambles, What's Next for Global Economy?
A new report out Tuesday showed overall growth in 17 eurozone countries increased just two-tenths of a percent in the second quarter and growth in Germany came to a near standstill. Judy Woodruff examines how a slowdown in Europe could affect U.S. markets with experts.
BLOG: Europe's Largest Economies Work to Address Crisis
MAKING SENSE: Europe's Stuttering Economy
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Authorities have acknowledged they misled citizens about radioactive risks after the Fukushima disaster. ITN's John Sparks reports.
MAKING SEN$E | REPORT
Economics correspondent Paul Solman offers a quiz with some surprising answers about the growing gap between America's rich and poor.
WORLD | ANALYSIS
LAW | BLOG
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HEALTH | REPORT
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Rioting, Looting Grip London
Presidents at Age 50
White House Releases an Inside View of the Debt Negotiations
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POLITICS | Aug. 16
Iowans on What They Know and Want to Know About Rick Perry, Rest of GOP Field
HEALTH | Aug. 16
Study: Smoking, Bladder Cancer Often Tied for Women
Cigarettes may be linked to half of all bladder cancer cases for women in the United States, scientists from National Cancer Institute announced Tuesday. The new findings show the risk rate for women on par with that of men.
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN | Aug. 16
The Secret Language Code
Are there hidden messages in your emails? Yes, and in everything you write or say, according to James Pennebaker, who uses computer analysis of texts to understand their psychological content.
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WORLD | Aug. 16
Thwarting Polio in the Land of Bricks and Bangles
An army of vaccination teams working in high-risk areas of India are helping fight the crippling polio virus. Helen Branswell reports from Firozabad for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
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HEADLINES | Aug. 16
Gunmen Kill 7 Near Baghdad After Wave of Bomb Attacks
Also: Gadhafi loyalists fire scud missile at rebels that lands in the desert, 35 dead in Syria after four days of violence, letter may show cover-up at "News of the World."
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POLITICS | Aug. 15
5 Questions for David Chalian on the Election 2012 Landscape
Michele Bachmann's poll ratings, third party candidates and a "boring" political fight? NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian tackles some of your questions on the election season in this Q&A.;
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WORLD | Aug. 15
Donations for East Africa Famine Victims Falling Short
The famine hitting the Horn of Africa, which has killed more than 29,000 Somali children, has yet to propel the kind of outpouring of private donations seen in some recent disasters, and the U.N.'s humanitarian agency is reporting a shortfall as well.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Aug. 15
Blanchett on Reviving 'Uncle Vanya' for the Modern Stage
Australian actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh have brought the Anton Chekhov classic "Uncle Vanya" to the stage at Washington's Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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SCIENCE | Aug. 15
Black Planets, Moon Blasts and Octopus Camouflage
A look at the most interesting reads this week from the realm of science, including a giant planet so black that it is less reflective than "the blackest acrylic paint" and an octopus engulfed in camouflage against an ocean plant that suddenly blanches white, shoots ink and darts away.
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Google Buys Motorola Mobility
Google secured a deal on Monday to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion dollars. Changing Gears reports on the impact that takeover will have for workers in Illinois, and for the Midwestern regional economy.
[Changing Gears]
With Perry Campaigning, Who Runs Texas?
Texas governor Rick Perry announced his plans to run for president with great fanfare this past weekend. KUT looks at who in the chain of command is responsible for running the state of Texas while the governor is out on the campaign trail.
[KUT]
Back To School Vaccines
With the start of the school year fast approaching, it's time for students to get their required vaccines. Florida's Local Journalism Center, HealthyState.org, examines what shots students need and why many of them aren't able to access adequate health coverage.
[HealthyState.org]
Shields, Lowry on GOP Hopefuls in Iowa, Obama's Tough Times
Will Latest Market, Credit Woes Add Up to a 'Global Recession'?
In Absentia, Perry Manages to Steal Some Thunder From GOP's Iowa Debate
Shields and Douthat on Disdain for Washington After Debt Deal, FAA Showdown
News Wrap: Appeals Court Rules Part of Health Care Law Unconstitutional
'Wagah' Showcases Competition, Pride in Daily India-Pakistan Border Ceremony
Uncertainty, Computerized Trading Fuel Wall Street's Wild Ride
GOP Hopefuls Woo Iowans at State Fair Ahead of Straw Poll
Romer: Obama Should Push for Bold 2-Part Stimulus to Lift Economy
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Aug. 16, 2011
French, German Leaders Pledge to Bolster Economies
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'No Clear Path Forward' for Eurozone
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News Wrap: Perry Criticizes Fed's Stimulus Effort
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Surge of Violence Kills at Least 70 Across Iraq
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What Do Iraq Attacks Mean for U.S. Troops' Exit?
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Making Sen$e: Land of the Free, Home of the Poor
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Fukushima Citizens Still Face Radioactive Risks
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Big Shake-Up Ahead in Mobile Technology Industry?
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Aug. 2, 2011
Lawmakers Pass Bill Raising Debt Ceiling
Political leaders in Washington, D.C. reached an agreement about how America will continue to pay its bills, just hours before the country was expected to become unable to meet its debt obligations.
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Drought and Famine Plague Horn of Africa
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Teen Flees Somalia, Plans to Return as Doctor
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Severe Food Allergies Becoming More Common
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Teen Scientist Develops Device to Fight Terrorism
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Young Scientists Tackle Cancer Treatment
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