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Farai Chideya

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There are no residents here: Cleveland as the center of the housing crisis

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

The effects of the housing collapse are being felt acutely, daily, powerfully in Cleveland, Ohio. For a time, it led the nation in foreclosures, and now it’s a city that lives with on...

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How low will the market go?

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Let's talk about your bottom. When do you think the market can go no lower? Is that when you bail out of the Dow and stick your money under the mattress? There's no sure way to predic...

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Rim shot: Free throws are still hard

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Professional athletes in just about every sport imaginable are sprinting to new records: passing more accurately, throwing faster, jumping higher, swimming further. But there's one th...

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Clinton announces two new envoys to Syria

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

During her first trip to the Middle East as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton announced yesterday that the U.S. will be sending two high-level envoys to Syria. This is the latest si...

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Your food may be organic, but that doesn't mean it's safe

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version (click "watch in high quality" for best quality). Over the past few years a rash of food-related illnesses caused by ev...
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When election contributions taint justice

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

When judges have received campaign contributions from interested parties in a case, should they recuse themselves? Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co. goes before the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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Continued turmoil in Guinea-Bissau after assassinations

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The President of the West African Nation of Guinea-Bissau was shot and killed yesterday by renegade soldiers. The soldiers blamed the President for the bomb blast that killed his main...

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Asylum cases skyrocket amid Mexico drug war violence

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

A rising tide of violence stemming from Mexico’s drug war has sent thousands of Mexican nationals fleeing across the border to the United States. Some of them go home, but thousands m...

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In a secret letter Obama sought help from Russia on Iran

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Last month, President Obama sent a secret hand-delivered letter to Russia's President Dmitri Medvedev. It was an offer: the U.S. would back off from deploying a new missile defense sy...

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It's a shake up in Castro's Cuba, hold the rum

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Cuban President Raul Castro replaced eight cabinet ministers yesterday in a shake-up that ousted politicians linked to Fidel Castro. This move could signal a new era for Cuba. To talk...

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Bad sports as Pakistani gunmen open fire on Sri Lankan cricket team

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Bad sportsmanship took an ugly turn as Pakistani gunmen attacked a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team on its way to play in the Pakistani city of Lahore. At least five Pakistani...

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Global markets hit bottom, start digging

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The global markets took a trip down memory lane yesterday, unfortunately not in a good way. The S&P; dropped to its lowest level since November of 1996. The Dow fell below 7,000 for t...

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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown heads to his Obama photo op

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown begins an official visit to the United States today. He’ll be the first European leader to meet President Obama in the White House. And on the agen...

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