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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns at Ring Power Lift Trucks in Jacksonville, Fla., on Monday. Polls show him widening his lead in Florida after adopting a more aggressive campaign style. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Elections

In GOP Primary Race, Can Steadiness Trump Passion?

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In GOP Primary Race, Can Steadiness Trump Passion?

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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, with his wife, Callista, delivers remarks Sunday during a rally with senior citizens at The Villages retirement community in Lady Lake, Fla. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Presidential Race

Gingrich's Other Opponent: Who Is Saul Alinsky?

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Gingrich's Other Opponent: Who Is Saul Alinsky?

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Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2007. The company is expected to file papers for an initial public offering this week. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Facebook IPO: Worth The Price Or Next Internet Bubble?

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Facebook IPO: Worth The Price Or Next Internet Bubble?

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The Record

Lana Del Rey: Just Another Pop Star

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Lana Del Rey: Just Another Pop Star

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Introverts, who prefer quieter, lower-stimulation environments, have trouble thriving in today's extrovert-oriented culture, says author Susan Cain. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Author Interviews

Quiet, Please: Unleashing 'The Power Of Introverts'

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Quiet, Please: Unleashing 'The Power Of Introverts'

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Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon (center) arrives at the Supreme Court in Madrid, Spain, on Jan. 24. The crusading human-rights judge is on trial for his attempt to investigate the more than 100,000 disappearances during Spain's civil war in the 1930s and the subsequent dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Juan Medina/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Europe

Tables Are Turned On Crusading Spanish Judge

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Tables Are Turned On Crusading Spanish Judge

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Nonnative pythons, like this one, are invading the Florida Everglades. As a top predator, the snakes have crippled the populations of rabbits, raccoons and other animals. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Animals

Invasive Pythons Put Squeeze On Everglades' Animals

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Invasive Pythons Put Squeeze On Everglades' Animals

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A visitor looks at a Citroen diesel engine at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland in 2010. Diesel is popular in Europe but not the U.S.; now, automakers are giving the technology more consideration as a means to meet new fuel economy standards. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Business

Automakers Give Disregarded Diesels A Second Look

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Automakers Give Disregarded Diesels A Second Look

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A sign for Freddie Mac in front of its headquarters in McLean, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Report Prompts Calls To End Freddie Mac's Conflict Of Interest

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Report Prompts Calls To End Freddie Mac's Conflict Of Interest

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