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Will Wall Street Protests Grow Into A Movement?

As the protests against Wall Street enter their third week, community groups and unions are beginning to join the demonstrations. The diverse group has staged almost daily marches and has been pretty much spontaneous and leaderless. Some protesters want the group to have specific goals.
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Soldier Deals With Harsh Reality Of War, Economy

In 2009, David Greene took a road trip across the country to mark President Obama's first 100 days in office, and tried to get a sense of how people were faring in the recession. Today, he talks again with Army Specialist Jeff Taylor. In 2009, Taylor re-enlisted and went back to Iraq because his family couldn't afford for him not to return. But now Taylor and his wife are facing a new level of economic difficulty.
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Tough Choices For Greece's Youth In Economic Crisis

The financial crisis gripping Greece is having a major impact on the country's young people. A two-tier labor market that favors the older generation and draconian austerity measures have triggered a record high jobless rate among those under 35.
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Shares In American Airlines' Parent Company Sink

As fears spread that American Airlines may be headed for bankruptcy proceedings, shares in the airline's parent company, AMR Corp., plummeted by 41 percent before closing at $1.98 Monday — a 33 percent drop in its value.
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Wall Street Protests Stretch On, Reasons Vary

Protesters in New York's financial district show no signs of going home as their demonstration enters its third week. Day 15 of "Occupy Wall Street" brought out participants in zombie makeup. The protests, which have spread to other cities, have a variety of causes, but most center around economic justice.
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Wall Street Protests Spread To Other Cities

Street protests ostensibly against corporate America, which began in New York two weeks ago, have spread to Los Angles, Boston, Chicago, Denver and beyond. Frustration among the demonstrators is palpable, but their demands are less clear. Melissa Block speaks with protest participants about what brought them out.

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