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Tom Bodkin of The New York Times displays a tablet computer at the American Society of Newspaper Editors annual convention in 2006. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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What's The Allure Of Tablet Computers?

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Journalists broadcast from the studio of Signal FM 90.5 in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Petionville last week. Signal FM is the only radio station in the city that has broadcast nonstop since the Jan. 12 earthquake. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Haitians Find Lifeline In Local Radio Station

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Tools like these ax heads from Vinelz, Switzerland, were used by Neolithic farmers and may have been part of their sex appeal to hunter-gatherer women. Sandstein via Wikimedia hide caption

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For Cave Women, Farmers Had Extra Sex Appeal

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Ski cross skiers at the Nature Valley World Cup ski cross final in Lake Placid, N.Y. Graham Smith/NPR hide caption

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Ski Cross Brings Excitement, Danger To Olympics

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hearing on his nomination for another term as head of the nation's central bank on Dec. 3. Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Democrats Balk At Second Term For Bernanke

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The Supreme Court decision on corporate spending in political campaigns overturns a 20-year-old ruling. Michael McCloskey hide caption

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Michael McCloskey

Supreme Court Left Donor Disclosure Rules Intact

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Local residents protest against a U.S. military base in Kadena on Japan's Okinawa island, Nov. 5, 2009. Most U.S. bases in Japan are on the southern island and have been the source of tensions for decades. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Okinawa, Elections Renew Debate Over U.S. Bases

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A Yemeni soldier operates at the checkpoint on the northern entrance of the capital, San'a, on Jan. 13. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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Yemen Rewarded For Tougher Stance On Al-Qaida

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