Marketplace for Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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It's the first day of President Obama's second term, so how will he secure the progress he made, while funding the second-term agenda he laid out in yesterday's inauguration speech? The high school graduation rate in the U.S. is the highest it's been in nearly 40 years. The daily deal site Groupon has halted all gun related promotions. Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus talks about how a cat bite turned into a $55,000 medical bill. Fashion journalist Kate Betts discusses how the First Family's fashion choices could impact those designers and the fashion industry. And Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenedies describes the meaning of hope.
Posted In: United Kingdom, U.K., david cameron, European Union
U.K. Prime Minster David Cameron will give a major speech tomorrow that sets the tone for his country's future relations with the European Union. Many in the U.K. want more decisions made in London and fewer in Brussels. Is the U.K. on the way out of the EU?
Posted In: hope, writing
Writer Jeffrey Eugenides on the notion of hope, four years after Barack Obama used it in his presidential campaign.
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