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Mitt Romney addresses the Latino Coalition's 2012 Small Business Summit in Washington earlier this month. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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CEO In Chief? A Business Background Is Rare For Presidents

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Franz Kafka, who died in 1924, studied Hebrew in Germany during the last two years of his life. This is one of eight notebooks of his Hebrew studies that are part of the Israeli National Library's collection. Israel and an elderly Israeli woman are wrangling over Kafka documents that may include unpublished manuscripts. Natan Dvir/Polaris hide caption

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Kafka's Final Absurdist Tale Plays Out In Tel Aviv

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Black Hippy are (from left) Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul. Courtesy of Top Dawg Entertainment hide caption

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A New Hip-Hop Recipe With A Familiar Sound

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In this photo from 2009, Syrian President Bashar Assad (left) stands with then-Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh during a welcoming ceremony for Saleh at the presidential palace in Damascus. As the violence continues in Syria, the U.S. and other countries are hoping to convince Assad to step down from power, as Saleh did. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Weighing The 'Yemen Option' For Syria

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Bottles of Ogden's Own Distillery Five Wives Vodka at a state liquor store in Salt Lake City. Brian Skoloff/AP hide caption

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Banned In Idaho, 'Five Wives' Vodka Says It Meant No Offense

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President Obama greets diners at Reid's House Restaurant in Reidsville, N.C., last fall. While there, he talked to a college student about the importance of education — one of the ideas Obama comes back to often. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Own Story Defines His American Dream

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Reps. Steve Rothman (left) and Bill Pascrell went head-to-head at a debate Monday in Montclair, N.J. S.P. Sullivan/NJ.com hide caption

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In N.J., Democratic Frenemies Wage Final Battle

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