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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, greet supporters during an Illinois primary victory party in March. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Presidential Race

Ann Romney Adds Fire, Faith To Husband's Campaign

7 min

Ann Romney Adds Fire, Faith To Husband's Campaign

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Oswaldo Paya, who challenged Cuba's communist regime for decades, died in a car crash on July 22. A Spanish man who was driving Paya has been charged with the equivalent of vehicular manslaughter. Here, a nun holds a portrait of Paya during his funeral in Havana. Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Americas

Dissident's Death Stirs A Drama In Cuba

4 min

Dissident's Death Stirs A Drama In Cuba

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MASS MoCA is a complex of 26 renovated 19th-century factory buildings. The site was formerly the home of Arnold Print Works (1860-1942) and Sprague Electric Company (1942-1985). MASS MoCA hide caption

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MASS MoCA

Destination Art

North Adams, Mass.: A Manufacturing Town For Art

5 min

North Adams, Mass.: A Manufacturing Town For Art

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A growing number of smartphone apps use internal GPS to help singles locate potential mates nearby. While men are enthusiastic about the apps, women have been slower to adopt them. Sean Locke/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Smartphone Apps Help More Singles Find The Boy (Or Girl) Next Door

4 min

Smartphone Apps Help More Singles Find The Boy (Or Girl) Next Door

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NewsPoet: Writing The Day In Verse

NewsPoet: Tess Taylor Writes The Day In Verse

4 min

NewsPoet: Tess Taylor Writes The Day In Verse

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