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Israelis who support Jewish settlements in the West Bank rally against a demolition order for the outpost of Ulpana on Sunday. Israeli courts have ordered the outpost torn down, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is looking to keep it intact. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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West Bank Outpost Ignites Political Battle

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Back in 1868, this was how the Office of the Secretary of the Senate prepared the summons for President Andrew Johnson to appear before the court of impeachment. Today, the secretary of the Senate continues to rely on paper to record campaign contributions. Library of Congress hide caption

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In Digital Finance Race, Senate Uses Horse And Buggy

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Three years ago, Rufus McDonald found historic documents in an abandoned house and took them to a rare-books dealer. The papers and books belonged to Richard T. Greener, a 19th century intellectual who was the first African-American to graduate from Harvard University. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Discovery Sparks Interest In Forgotten Black Scholar

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In politics, video tracking has become normal. And it's a growth industry. There are trackers working for campaigns, political parties and, increasingly, political action committees. iStockphoto hide caption

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When Politicians Slip, Video Trackers Are There

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shakes hands with Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., during a town hall-style meeting in Aston, Pa., on Monday. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Romney Takes Rubio On Road, Testing A Potential Running Mate

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Former all-star baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves the U.S. District Court on Monday after the first day of his perjury and obstruction trial in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutor Accuses Clemens Of 'Deceit,' 'Dishonesty'

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Cielito Lindo's famous taquitos are made fresh to order at the well-known taco stand in downtown Los Angeles. Carolina Miranda/NPR hide caption

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The California Taco Trail: 'How Mexican Food Conquered America'

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British guitarist Bert Weedon died Friday at age 91. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Bert Weedon, Guitar Teacher To Stars

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American Airlines and American Eagle employees protest Monday in New York City against American's plans to cut jobs and labor costs while under bankruptcy court protection. American is seeking permission to break up union contracts and cut expenses, but the unions oppose those plans and support a potential takeover bid by US Airways. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bankrupt American Airlines Spars With Unions

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During a demonstration at Cairo's Tahrir Square last week, veiled Egyptian women hold posters supporting Muslim cleric Hazem Abu Ismail, an ultra-conservative preacher who was disqualified from running for the presidential elections on technical grounds. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Egyptians Warily Await Final Slate Of Candidates

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The political changes brought about by the Arab Spring have raised hopes among high-tech entrepreneurs that this will translate into an improved business climate. Here, budding entrepreneurs work at Oasis 500, a seed investment firm in Amman, Jordan, on Nov. 2, 2011. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Arab Tech Startups Try To Seize The Moment

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