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Caterpillar products produced in Illinois, like the ones shown above, will be able to be exported to South Korea, Colombia and Panama duty free if Congress passes trade agreements with those countries on Wednesday. Obama says the agreements will provide a major boost to U.S. exports and support tens of thousands of jobs.

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Will Free Trade Agreements Really Create Jobs?

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leads a tour inside the men's central jail at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles in 2004. Baca is accused of ignoring inmate abuse by his deputies. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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L.A. Sheriff Pressured To Resign Over Abuse Claims

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With shaggy hair and skinny jeans, Jon Huntsman (upper right) strikes a pose with his band, Wizard.

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Before Politics, Huntsman Aspired To Rock Star Fame

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Mitt Romney, a GOP candidate for president, is Mormon. Recently, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas called the Mormon faith a "cult" and said Romney isn't Christian. But other evangelicals say they share conservative social values and would vote for a Mormon for president.

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Despite Divide, Evangelicals Could Support A Mormon

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Cawi Binti Baisan, 84, squats beside the grave of her first husband, Bitol, a farmer who was executed by Dutch soldiers in 1947. She is one of seven remaining widows of the more than 400 estimated massacre victims. A Dutch court recently ruled that the Dutch government must compensate the widows for their losses.

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Widows Win Legal Victory In Indonesia Massacre Case

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A Moving Sound. YunYa Hsieh stands at the center, Scott Praire sits to the right.

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Death Metal, Vernacular And Tradition: The Music Scene In Taiwan

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Albert Florence (right) sits at his home in Bordentown, N.J., on Tuesday with his attorney Susan Chana Lask. He challenged his strip search after a wrongful arrest on minor charges.

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Supreme Court Weighs Legality Of Strip Searches

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The "Science Of Happiness" badge.

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New Girl Scout Badges Offer Different Choices To Smart Cookies

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Language drives Johnson's art since her illness, as depicted in her piece called Enthusiastic, created in 2009.

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How Crossword Puzzles Unlocked An Artist's Memory

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