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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jan 8, 2013 — In the European Union, unemployment rates are at their highest ever, as a returned recession, falling income levels and persistent debt concerns trouble the region's economy, as its latest statistics show.
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Sep 6, 2012 — Financial markets are watching the bank's steps closely as it tries to shore up the euro.
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Jul 19, 2012 — Government debt auctions have been turned on their head in a few places recently, with investors promising to pay interest rather than receiving it. We examine what it might mean.
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May 16, 2012 — The country will try again to form a government. Meanwhile, its president worries about million so euros being pulled out of Greek banks. And talk of a "Grexit" from the euro zone is increasing.
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Feb 12, 2012 — The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
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Dec 9, 2011 — The United Kingdom wants some safeguards for its financial services industry. But other major European Union nations are moving ahead on changes to address the zone's financial crisis.
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Aug 17, 2011 — The Swiss franc has emerged as a safe haven currency for investors spooked by economic uncertainty in the U.S. and the European Union's eurozone. In the past year, the franc's value has soared — and now Swiss shoppers are going bargain-hunting in Europe's malls and shops.
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Aug 13, 2010 — German 2nd Qtr GDP Grew 2.2%, Boosting Euro Zone
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