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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters Tuesday on Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Congress Taking Student Loans, Highway Bill To Wire

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A Syrian youth flashes the victory sign as he stands in front of a building that was covered with anti-government graffiti — though local authorities painted over it — in the town of Duma, outside Damascus, in February. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Youth Lead Rebellion, And Teach Their Elders

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A boy walks past spray-painted graffiti that reads in Hebrew, "Death to Arabs" and "Revenge." The vandalism took place earlier this month in the mixed Arab-Jewish community of Neve Shalom in Israel. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Arab-Jewish Tensions Creep Into 'Peace Village'

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James Bendele runs the Falcon Lake Tackle Shop in Zapata, Texas. Bass fishermen flock to the lake, despite the presence of a Mexican drug cartel. Wade Goodwyn hide caption

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Lake Lures Fishermen ... And Drug Traffickers

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PRI candidate Enrique Pena Nieto campaigns in Mexico City. Pena Nieto is heavily favored in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday. He says his party, which has been out of power for 12 years after ruling for seven decades, has changed its ways. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's Election: A Fresh Face For An Old Party

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Housing counselors say a growing number of homeowners from wealthy communities, like Laguna Beach, Calif., are seeking to modify loans on multimillion-dollar properties. shawdm/Flickr hide caption

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Sinking Under A $10,000 Monthly Mortgage Payment

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The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay in February. The AC45 is a smaller version of the AC72, which teams will race in next year's America's Cup Finals in 2013. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images hide caption

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Ready, Set, Sail: America's Cup Back In Rhode Island

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