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Big Growth Could Shake Up Texas' Old Political Equation

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Between 3,000 and 4,000 people die each year in large truck and bus crashes. New rules that go into effect Monday aim to reduce those numbers. iStockphoto hide caption

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New Rules Put Brakes On Truck Drivers' Schedules

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The First President To Travel Abroad

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Lining up to be married: Adam Chandler, 33, left, and Ivan Chandler, 38, both of Citrus Heights, were among those waiting in line Saturday to get married at San Francisco City Hall. Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Chef Anita Jaisinghani owns Pondicheri, a casual spot serving up her take on the street foods of her native India. Liz Halloran/NPR hide caption

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A Hindu Goddess Arrives To Bless Embassy Row

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Field director Charles White of the NAACP speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court ruled that a key part of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Legalese Aside, How Do We Talk About Race Nowadays?

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Nik Wallenda practices walking across a wire in Sarasota, Fla., last week. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Back On The Ground, Nik Wallenda Dreams Up His Next Walk

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U.S. Army Captain Michael Potoczniak (right) embraced his partner of 10 years Todd Saunders as they obtained their marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco on Saturday. Stephen Lam /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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