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Foreclosure Hits Renters (SF Chron)—The 'R' word, but a new one for our times: We're in the "Great Repression."

Rice: "Afghanistan progressing despite Taliban" (AP)—Best yield of poppies ever.

American businesswoman jailed in Saudi for going to Starbucks (TimesOnline.com)—Sentenced to 100 decaf lashes.