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The Next Silicon Valley? Berlin Startups Catching Up With The Hype

California's Silicon Valley remains the powerhouse of the high-tech startup scene, but investors and entrepreneurs in Berlin, along with London and Paris, are trying to catch up.
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No June Gloom For American Auto Sales

Recovery has been creeping at a slow pace for much of the American economy, but sales by US auto makers have revved up. Chrysler and General Motors both saw double digit growth in June, and Ford wasn't too far behind. Guest host Maria Hinojosa and NPR's Sonari Glinton talk about what's driving the rise.
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From College Park To The Olympics: Coach Andrew Valmon

He's an Olympic gold medalist, coach of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field team and the head track coach at the University of Maryland, a well-respected collegiate program struggling to survive.

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D.C. Hopes To Lure Tech Investment With Capital Gains Tax Cut

D.C. is thinking of giving tax breaks to people who invest in local tech firms, but some advocates are questioning whether wealthy investors really need the incentives.

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A Bootstraps-Up Approach To Greece's Debt Crisis

Peter Nomikos, a young shipping heir whose family helped turn the Greek island of Santorini into a tourist hot spot, is trying to help Greece dig out of its massive debt with a new charity that asks average Greeks to chip in.
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Malware Attack Could Hinder Internet Users

Some Internet users may be out of luck when they try to log on Monday. They're victims of an international malware attack — a malicious software picked up by their computers online over a year ago. The FBI has turned off Internet servers set up as a stop-gap to keep tens of thousands of victims online.
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GOP To Make 31st Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Act

Over the past 18 months, the GOP-controlled House has taken 30 floor votes to try to repeal the health care law. The first attempt came on Jan. 19, 2011 just two weeks after the GOP took control of the House. On Monday, a House panel takes up another bill to repeal the law.

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