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A woman rests along the road traveled by some of the hundred of thousands of Rwandan refugees in 1996 who were returning to their homeland from Zairean camps.

The fog of war slowly lifts in the Congo

Sabri Ben-Achour | Dec 9, 2014
People lost everything when war swept across the Congo. But they're rebuilding.
An abandoned home stands against the Detroit skyline in September 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

Resignation to signal end of a rocky era for Detroit

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 9, 2014
Detroit's "emergency manager" is expected to resign. And once-bankrupt city will finish fiscal year in the black.
Pumpjacks and wells are at work in an oil field near McKittrick, California.

Who wins and loses as oil prices fall

Dan Weissmann | Dec 9, 2014
The worst-hit countries are small oil producers that depend greatly on the revenue.
Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC.

The thinking behind the Fed's next move

David Gura | Dec 9, 2014
Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek election move rattles investors

Stephen Beard | Dec 9, 2014
Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.

An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Tracey Samuelson | Dec 9, 2014
Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: big oil, BP, oil prices

'Botnets' are costing advertisers billions

Tracey Samuelson | Dec 9, 2014
Ads are linked to how many people see them, but "botnet" computer networks inflate the numbers.
David H. Koch is pictured clapping. He and his brother, Charles G. Koch and others have invested in a data company.

The Kochs: Big brothers of personal data

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 9, 2014
Their new investment could make the Kochs more powerful than the RNC or DNC.

Quiz: How presidents at private colleges are paid

Dan Hill | Dec 9, 2014
The median pay for a president at a private college was $392,000 in 2012.
Posted In: Curveball
Outside view of the Sony headquarters building in Tokyo.

The Sony hack continues

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Dec 9, 2014
Here are the numbers we're watching and reading for Tuesday.