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At a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas last month, Newt Gingrich got zinged by rival Mitt Romney for coming up with idea of an individual insurance mandate. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Gingrich's History On Health Care Gets An Exam

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People offer prayers at the newly completed Uppatasaniti Pagoda in Naypiydaw earlier this year. It's unclear when construction on the new capital began or how much it has cost this impoverished nation where round-the-clock power is a rarity. Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Myanmar's Ghost Capital Rises From The Jungle

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives with his wife, Ann, for a rally at the American Polish Cultural Center earlier this month in Troy, Mich. The former Massachusetts governor is in effect the front-runner in the race for the GOP nomination, despite holding fewer rallies, town hall meetings or media appearances than other candidates. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Where's Mitt Romney? 'Running Out The Clock'

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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain shakes hands with a family during an Oct. 5 book signing in Florida. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Are Candidates Selling Their Ideas Or Their Books?

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The Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., known for its Hour of Power broadcasts, is being sold to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Catholic Church To Buy Famed Crystal Cathedral

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For his new film, director Martin Scorsese worked to re-create the scenes of Brian Selznick's illustrated children's book The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Jaap Buitendijk/GK Films hide caption

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In 'Hugo,' Scorsese Salutes A Movie Magician

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A.A. Bondy performs at The Waiting Room in Omaha, Neb. His latest album is called Believers. Clay Masters hide caption

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A.A. Bondy: Making His Own World

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