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    Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles due to defects. The recall comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of automakers, only weeks after Toyota agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government for misleading consumers.
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    Iraq's Artists Defy Extremists With Bows, Brushes And A Low Profile

    The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they're finding ways to keep the arts alive.
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    'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

    Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.
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    Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

    Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.
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    Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

    Cyberstalking has transformed domestic abuse in the U.S. Tracking tools called spyware make it cheap and easy for someone to monitor a partner secretly, 24 hours a day.

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