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A pro-Morsi supporter stands with other demonstrators in Cairo's Abbassiya neighborhood on Friday. Mohammed Abdel Moneim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Political Crisis In Egypt

Despite Bloodshed, Many Egyptians Support Military

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If the 325 lines from Thomas Kyd's play The Spanish Tragedy become accepted as William Shakespeare's work, it will be the first time new work has been added to Shakespeare's canon since Edward III was acknowledged as his in the 1990s. Library of Congress hide caption

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Might Bad Handwriting Lead To 'Lend Me Your Beers'?

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Retire The Phrase, 'This Wouldn't Be A Scandal In Europe'

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Egyptian protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square on Wednesday. The United States has managed to alienate just about every political actor in Egypt. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Holds The Aid Card, Yet Egypt Still Trumps

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Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's proposition banning gay marriage in 2010. The Supreme Court kept that ruling intact on Wednesday. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

Judge Who Struck Down Proposition 8 Knew Case Would Go Far

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Indigenous leaders from Brazil's Terena tribe attend a meeting with government officials in the capital, Brasilia, on June 6. Brazil's Indians have been demanding greater land rights and are increasingly coming into conflict with large ranchers and farmers. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land, Citing Promises, Using Force

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James Gandolfini played Tony Soprano in the hit TV series The Sopranos. Gandolfini died of cardiac arrest in Italy this week at age 51. Barry Wetcher/HBO hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To Tony Soprano

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Did ATMs Represent The Dawn Of The Digital Era?

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