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Former Sen. John Edwards leaves the federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., on Tuesday. Chuck Liddy/MCT/Landov hide caption

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When The Jury Becomes The Story

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally Tuesday in Las Vegas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Romney's Foreign Policy Views Comfort, Unsettle GOP

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The antibiotic-free pigs roam freely on Niman Ranch in Iowa. Sarah Willis/courtesy Niman Ranch hide caption

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Antibiotic-Free Meat Business Is Booming, Thanks To Chipotle

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A student in Pamplona, holding a sign in the Basque language, protests cuts Thursday in education and other public services by the government. Spain's financial position is weakening and there are fears the country will need a bailout. Alvaro Barrientos/AP hide caption

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Battered Spanish Economy Nears Tipping Point

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Mary Bonauto, the lawyer for the couples who challenged the Defense of Marriage Act, addresses the media after a hearing at the U.S. Court of Appeals on April 4 in Boston. John Tlumacki/AP hide caption

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Court Rules Against Key Part Of Gay Marriage Law

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Mitt Romney shakes hands as he walks into the House Chambers during inaugural ceremonies at the State House in Boston in 2003. the Obama campaign sought to focus attention on Romney's tenure as Massachusetts governor. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Boston Takes Center Stage In Fight For White House

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New York City food carts would also be affected by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban sugary drinks 16 oz. and larger. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban May Not Change Soda Drinkers' Habits

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Melody Gardot takes an understated approach to Brazilian music on her new album, The Absence. Fabrizio Ferri hide caption

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Melody Gardot Aims For The Space Between Notes

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