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The approximate number of babies that die each hour around the world due to the inability to remain warm after birth. But some simple innovations are helping to solve that in an area where the problem is especially rampant--rural India. (Marketplace/BBC)

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The percentage increase discount retail chain Dollar General saw in their stock today. But is all this frugal shopping a sign of a slow recovery? (Yahoo! Finance)

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