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Mortgage Rates Hit Record Law

Mortgage rates are now below 4 percent. The average 30 year fixed rate loan is at an all time low. But high unemployment, weak consumer confidence, and tougher standards for getting credit, are keeping many Americans from buying homes.

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Fri October 7, 2011
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Banks To Raise Debit Card Fees

Lynn Neary talks to Ron Lieber, personal finance columnist for "The New York Times," about debit card fees.

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Fri October 7, 2011
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The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in business.

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Fri October 7, 2011
Art & Design

Remembering How Steve Jobs Changed The Design World

Apple's Steve Jobs, who died this week after battling a rare form of pancreatic cancer, didn't just change technology. Lynn Neary learns more about the profound legacy Jobs leaves behind on the world of design from John Maeda, president of the Rhode Island School of Design.

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Asia

Pakistani Doctor Who Helped CIA May Face Treason Trial

Originally published on Fri October 7, 2011 8:55 am

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LYNN NEARY, host: It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Lynn Neary. Steve Inskeep is away.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host: And I'm Renee Montagne.

When the U.S. tracked down and killed Osama bin Laden in his hiding place in northwest Pakistan, it chose to keep the Pakistani army and its intelligence service in the dark about that mission. The fact that Pakistan was caught with the world's most wanted man living within walking distance of a premiere military academy humiliated and angered many in the country.

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