Lillian Cahn was the force behind Coach's leather handbags, which today include this high-end Hamptons Vintage Carryall. AP/Coach hide caption

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Paul Morgan met his wife, Evelyn Oyuki Morgan, during his two-year Mormon mission to Mexico. Today, they belong to a Spanish-speaking Mormon congregation and speak Spanish at home with their two daughters, Isabella and Amaya. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Arizona businessman Wil Cardon attends a luncheon in Scottsdale. Cardon faces six-term Rep. Jeff Flake in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Maxima Guerrero and Daniel Rodriguez canvass for votes in Phoenix. Rodriguez moved to the U.S. with his mother when he was a child, and is undocumented. "The best thing I can do now," he says, "is organize those that can [vote], and make them vote for me." Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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The Grave Digger team of monster trucks, considered to be one of the most influential monster trucks of all time, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary and racing in the United States Hot Rod Association (USHRA) Monster Jam series. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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Lee Ielpi is president of the September 11th Families' Association, which opened the Tribute WTC Visitor Center in 2006. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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New Mexico chili peppers are distinct, but locals in the pepper industry have been struggling to compete with the foreign pepper market. A new state law requires that only New Mexico-grown peppers are labeled as such. Danise Coon/AP/NMSU Chile Pepper Institute hide caption

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The San Andres Mountains and pieces of construction equipment are reflected in the glass windows of Spaceport America near Upham, N.M., in May. Despite construction delays and difficult working conditions in a remote area of the desert, state officials say New Mexico is committed to seeing the project succeed. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Mission Specialist Christer Fuglesang waves on a spacewalk during a 2009 shuttle visit to the International Space Station. NASA hide caption

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Earlier this year, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) helped introduce the bipartisan CAP Act, which would aim to cut federal spending by $7.6 trillion over 10 years. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner (from left), with Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), speaks to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the deficit at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images hide caption

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Barack Obama shakes hands with tourists visiting the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Saturday during a surprise visit a day after budget negotiations with Congress prevented a government shutdown. Getty Images hide caption

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