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Fresh from a confident debate performance, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was jaunty as he campaigned at the Hispanic Leadership Network's lunch in Miami on Friday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Heading Into Final Fla. Swing., GOP Candidates Keep Courting Latino Voters

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Kraft Foods has reinvented the Oreo for Chinese consumers. Its latest offering in China: straw-shaped wafers with vanilla-flavored cream filling. Kraft Foods hide caption

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Rethinking The Oreo For Chinese Consumers

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Glory Ndudi, a Christian, and her five children board a bus headed out of town on Wednesday. The recent bomb attacks that have targeted churches in Kano, Nigeria, have led to an exodus of Christians from the city. Grant Clark/NPR hide caption

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After Bombings, An Exodus From A Nigerian City

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The International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, is sending a team to Iran on Sunday to further look into the country's nuclear program. Here, Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran's ambassador to the agency, is shown at an IAEA meeting in Vienna on Nov. 18, 2011. Ronald Zak/AP hide caption

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U.N. Atomic Agency To Visit Iran For New Probe

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Since 1990, glasses-wearing Navy recruits have been required to wear their standard-issue S9 eyeglasses through training. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Military Drops 'Birth Control Glasses' For Fresher Pair

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Grey director Joe Carnahan says Neeson and Neeson's character's shared experience of losing a spouse informed the actor's performance. Kimberley French/Open Road Films hide caption

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Director Joe Carnahan Discusses 'The Grey'

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President Obama making his case this morning at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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College Presidents Have Problems With Obama's Message On Tuition

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President Obama delivers the commencement address for Kalamazoo Central High School's class of 2007 in Kalamazoo, Mich. The state requires students to stay in school until they turn 18. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Higher Dropout Age May Not Lead To More Diplomas

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Then a congressman from Georgia, Newt Gingrich laughs at a joke told by President Reagan in Atlanta in 1984. Joe Holloway Jr./AP hide caption

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GOP Candidates Wrangle Over Reagan's Legacy

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Rep. John Larson, a Connecticut Democrat., introduces President Obama at the House Democratic Issues Conference on Friday in Cambridge, Md. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Obama Revs Up House Democrats For Election-Year Fight

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'Tonight' Show: Playing an alcoholic, unpopular superhero, Will Smith rouses himself from a park bench pass-out to stare down a curious kid in 2008's Hancock — a movie almost titled Tonight, He Comes. Relativity Media/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Movie Titles That Might Have Been

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Tracy K. Smith poses for a portrait outside of NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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NewsPoet: Tracy K. Smith Writes The Day In Verse

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