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Downside of the strong dollar

Some see a strong dollar as a source of national pride. That's about all it is. When an ascending dollar buys increasing amounts of foreign currencies, the world's financial structure may end up battered.

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'Invisible' homeless kids challenge states

WASHINGTON -- Chances are you won't see one of the nation's fastest-growing homeless populations camped out on a park bench or queuing up at a local shelter. One in 30 of American children is homeless -- an all-time high of 2.5 million, according ...