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It's a new year, but there's still drama surrounding the old fiscal cliff. What's holding up a deal in the House? And how does Britain feel about the entire ordeal? Plus, some advice for our Congress from fed-up New Yorkers and austerity-worn Greeks. With a new year comes new resolutions. If your pledge was to get in shape, take a listen to our story on personal trainers. We also explore a plan to protect Manhattan from flooding and Oscar voting. Here's to a great 2013!
Posted In: fiscal cliff
After a day of wrangling, the House voted to approve a fiscal cliff deal late Tuesday night. What was the reason behind all the gridlock?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Britain
British worry that Americans will just keep printing money, rather than focus on our own austerity measures.
Posted In: Whats up Europe, fiscal cliff
Fiscal cliff drama is playing out on American airwaves, but are Europeans paying attention? And what advice can the cash-strapped nations of Greece and Spain offer American lawmakers?
Posted In: sandy, New York, manhattan
After superstorm Sandy, there were several proposals about how to protect Manhattan from devastating floods in the future. One plan calls for placing water-proof vaults under the sidewalk.
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