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D.C. Area Hotels Still Available For Inauguration

Snagging a hotel room for Obama's second inauguration won't be as difficult as it was in 2009.

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Is Wall Street's Love Affair With Apple Over?

From the maps debacle to blistering competition from Android in the smartphone market, it has been an unusually tough few months for Apple. The company's stock price has fallen more than 20 percent from its all-time high in September. As a new year approaches, Apple's biggest challenge will be satisfying expectations for another blockbuster product.
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The Finale Of '12 Days Of Tax Deductions'

For the final installment of Morning Edition's tax series, David Greene talks to Kevin McCormally, of Kiplinger.com, about various odd and often overlooked deductions. Taxpayers should know about these before the end of the year.
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'Morning Edition' Salutes Those Working On Christmas

This Christmas Day, Morning Edition is hearing from people across the country who are spending the holiday on the clock — from nurses to tech hotline workers to soldiers.
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Online Sale Are Up 16 Percent This Holiday Season

Holiday shoppers took to the Web in a big way this year. The latest figures show a 16 percent jump over last year. There were 10 days on which online sales topped $1 billion.
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Back To The Economy Of The '90s? Not So Fast

As the parties wrangle over taxes and the "fiscal cliff," there's been a lot of talk about the golden days of the 1990s — and each party's role in creating it. Yet economists say a lot was happening outside Washington as well.

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