The Nobel Prize in Economics was announced today. The prize went to three economists: Peter Diamond, Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides. Their work is said to have reinvented the way we think about unemployment.
The 33 trapped miners in Chile are expected to reach the surface and be freed on Wednesday. One by one, they'll ascend the twisty route. After 20 minutes, they'll emerge to face the world after spending more than two months underground.
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