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Egyptian police raid a nongovernmental organization office in Cairo last December. Egyptian investigating judges on Sunday referred 43 NGO workers, including 19 Americans, to trial before a criminal court for allegedly being involved in banned activities and illegally receiving foreign funds, security officials said. Mohammed Asad/AP hide caption

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U.S. Aid At Risk As Egypt Targets Democracy Groups

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A man from Liberia uses a pump to adjust his liquid silicon lens. Liquid-lens glasses are part of an effort to make eyewear more accessible in the developing world. Courtesy of Centre for Vision in the Developing World hide caption

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Where Eye Care Is A Luxury, Technology Offers Access

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An attendee holds American flags during a rally Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The rally was for Republican Mitt Romney, but a new study says the number of newly declared independents is outpacing new registration for either Republicans or Democrats in the state. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Battleground Colorado, Independents On The Rise

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As the millennial generation enters the workforce, employers report that parents are taking an increasingly active role advocating on behalf of their children. Images Bazaar/Getty Images hide caption

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Helicopter Parents Hover In The Workplace

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On a new recording, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers plays both solo parts in Bach's Double Concerto — one on each of her two Stradivarius violins. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers: From Playing In Knee Socks To Owning Two Strads

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Engineer Roger Boisjoly examines a model of the O-Rings, used to bring the Space Shuttle into orbit, at a meeting of senior executives and academic representatives in Rye, New York in Sept. 1991. AP hide caption

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Remembering Roger Boisjoly: He Tried To Stop Shuttle Challenger Launch

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The U.S. government has restricted travel to Cuba for a half-century. However, the Obama administration has gone back to a Clinton-era policy that eased some limitations, and some 400,000 Americans visited Cuba last year. Grand Circle Foundation/PRNewsFoto hide caption

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U.S. Travel To Cuba Grows As Restrictions Are Eased

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