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After 2-Week Closure, Cypriot Banks Reopen

The Mediterranean island nation's leaders are hoping to prevent a bank run. Customers could see limits on cash withdrawals that could last for months. The terms of the bailout deal are a shocking outcome for a country which built itself on its banking industry.
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Honda Cleans Up At New York's Auto Show

The carmaker has wowed people with its new Odyssey minivan because of the built in vacuum cleaner. It's tucked inside the driver's side rear-cargo space and comes with various attachments.
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What Makes A Good Tax Haven?

After the banking crisis in Cyprus, what country might take its place as the next popular tax haven? David Greene talks to professor James Hines at the University of Michigan Law School to find out.
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IMF: Gas Prices Don't Reflect True Costs

The IMF says that price of gasoline in the U.S. covers the cost of producing and distribution gasoline but it doesn't reflect the costs that gasoline consumption imposes on society — in the form of traffic, congestion, pollution and global warming. Linda Wertheimer talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about a new IMF report on energy subsidies.
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When A Famous Hospital Didn't Want An Expensive New Drug

It's remarkably rare for leading research hospitals to reject new drugs because of cost.
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What If You Couldn't Take Your Money To Another State?

You'd be free to leave the state, as long as you left your money behind. That's essentially what it's like now for people in Cyprus.

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