Mary Dooe
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Economy
U.S. Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke speaks at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 13, 2012 following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Bernanke said that the country's unemployment situation 'remains a grave concern' while speaking after the Fed cut its growth projections for 2012 and announced fresh monetary easing efforts aimed at pushing down long-term interest rates to encourage investment and hiring.
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Federal Reserve Bank Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks to K-12 economics teachers about 'the need for personal financial education in the wake of the recent financial crisis' at the bank's headquarters August 7, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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Economy
Apple's new iPhone, expected to be released on Wednesday, could add between a quarter and a half a percentage point to fourth-quarter GDP.
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Economy
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 Rihanna performs at Barclaycard Wireless Festival at Hyde Park on July 8, 2012 in London, England.
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An Andean fortune-teller reads the cards to an Aymara elderly woman, at San Pedro square in La Paz, on June 28, 2012.
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One Canadian man recently decided to add a motor to an everyday picnic table like the one pictured here.
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Doctor Denton Cooley explains heart transplants, on September 4, 1969 to the press, in Huston, Texas.
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