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Domestic News | October 24, 2012

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Apple's new iPad competes on size rather than price, Obama is challenged on Arab Spring commitment, sluggish economy weighs down profit reports

The iPad mini, at left, is shown next to the 4th generation iPad in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The device has a screen that's about two-thirds the size of the full-size model, and Apple says it will cost $329 and up. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple unveils new iPad to compete with the convenience of smaller, less-expensive tablets, but not on price. Also, with Campaign 2012 less than two weeks from the finish line, President Obama is challenged on his commitment to religious minorities in Arab Spring countries. Plus: In business news, the sluggish economy is weighing down profit reports from major global corporations.