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Congress Taking Student Loans, Highway Bill To Wire

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Delta (Little Boy Blues) Badly Drawn Boy
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Syrian Youth Lead Rebellion, And Teach Their Elders

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Arab-Jewish Tensions Creep Into 'Peace Village'

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James Bendele runs the Falcon Lake Tackle Shop in Zapata, Texas. Bass fishermen flock to the lake, despite the presence of a Mexican drug cartel. Wade Goodwyn hide caption

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Lake Lures Fishermen ... And Drug Traffickers

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Sinking Under A $10,000 Monthly Mortgage Payment

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Ready, Set, Sail: America's Cup Back In Rhode Island

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