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  • In Pictures Occupy Wall Street then and now

    Occupy Wall Street protester Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park on Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protesters have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.

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  • In Pictures Occupy Wall Street then and now

    Occupy Wall Street protester Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park on Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protesters have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.

  • 9/11 Memorial: At site of terror, a site of grace (video)

    9/11 Memorial: At site of terror, a site of grace (video)

    The dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Sunday will evoke many emotions. Instrumental in bringing about the memorial are three Americans who were strangers on 9/11 but ultimately became linked by the terrible events of the day.

  • Heart of the City

    Heart of the City

    Nine New York love stories: Can a city be a matchmaker?

  • In Pictures New Orleans five years after Katrina

    Mule-drawn carriages make their way through the French Quarter.

  • In Pictures New Orleans

    Mardi gras masks for sale in a shop in the French Quarter: Tourism in the city is up, although summer is not high season because of the hot weather. Five years after hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, parts have been rebuilt and are prospering, while others are still derelect.

  • 'No impact man' after a year doing without  -- what now?

    'No impact man' after a year doing without -- what now?

    To reduce its environmental footprint, No Impact Man and his family did without toilet paper, elevators, TV, and cars for a year. What did they learn?

  • Cheever: A Life

    A new biography illuminates both John Cheever’s gifts and his struggles.