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Women The Latest Target Of Bahrain's Crackdown
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Meeter Feeder Hail Mary Mallon
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Angie Melhado, a charter school consultant, talks to parents and community members who are considering serving on charter school boards. Detroit wants to convert dozens of traditional schools to charters, but many in the city remain skeptical about the plan. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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In addition to literature, the LeaLA conference also featured cultural performances by Latino artists and groups, like the Ballet Folclorico de la Universidad de Guadalajara. LeaLA 2011 hide caption

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A Washington man talking on his cellphone may be taking a health risk, according to an analysis from the World Health Organization that finds a possible risk of cancer from exposure to the devices. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abdullah al-Kidd (right) and his attorney, Lee Gelernt, on Feb 14. Al-Kidd has lost his bid to sue then-Attorney General John Ashcroft for alleged violations of Kidd's rights when he was arrested in 2003. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The 1978 Ford Pinto is shown in this company handout photo. This subcompact became a hot seller for Ford after its introduction in 1970. The Pinto's 10-year run was marred by litigation over the car's fuel tank design. Twenty-seven people died during the 1970s in fuel tank fires in the Pinto, which Ford eventually recalled. AP hide caption

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A flight attendant prepares to close a luggage bin on the redesigned 737. Thanks to the bin's new pivoting motion, passengers in the aisle seat will have more headroom. American Airlines hide caption

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