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Annual "Biketoberfest" participants ride along Beach Street in downtown Daytona Beach, Fla., in 2010. Daytona Beach Visitors Bureau hide caption

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Daytona Beach Visitors Bureau

It's All Politics

White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

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White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

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A rabbi holds up a pillow used during ritual circumcision at a synagogue in Berlin. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

German Lawmakers Move To Quell Uproar Over Circumcision

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German Lawmakers Move To Quell Uproar Over Circumcision

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1954's Creature from the Black Lagoon is featured in the new release of Universal's classic monster movies. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Home Video Review: Universal's 'Classic Monsters' Collection

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Home Video Review: Universal's 'Classic Monsters' Collection

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French policemen on Oct. 15 detain topless activists from the group Femen who are protesting the verdict in a gang rape trial. The group was established in Ukraine but is now setting up an office in Paris. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Europe

With Topless Protests, 'Sextremists' March In Paris

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With Topless Protests, 'Sextremists' March In Paris

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The Dublin-based prediction market site Intrade lets users bet money on whom they expect to win a variety of U.S. political races, including the presidential race. NPR/Intrade screen grab hide caption

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It's All Politics

They Call The Election A Horse Race; It Has Real Bettors, Too

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They Call The Election A Horse Race; It Has Real Bettors, Too

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On Matane Malit, the Elina Duni Quartet lays expansive instrumentation over traditional Albanian folk melodies. Blerta Kambo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

Elina Duni: Love, Lust And Albanian Folk Songs

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Elina Duni: Love, Lust And Albanian Folk Songs

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Burhan Hassan of Minnesota was recruited to fight in Somalia for al-Shabab, which the U.S. calls a terrorist group. He was killed there in 2009. This undated file photo released by his family in 2008. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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National Security

Minnesota Case Re-Opens Wounds Among Somalis

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Minnesota Case Re-Opens Wounds Among Somalis

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A New York case in which a same-sex couple was denied a tax benefit is likely headed to the Supreme Court. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Law

Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court

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Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court

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Illustrated by Kristiana Parn, the booklet for Rabbit Days and Dumplings contains notes about each song and its East Asian origins, written by Elena Moon Park. Kristiana Parn hide caption

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Kristiana Parn

'Dumplings' And Bunnies: Asian Folk Songs For Kids

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Supporters turned out for President Obama's first post-debate rally on Oct.4 in Denver. The president is facing a fierce fight for Colorado after winning it by 9 points four years ago. RJ Sangosti/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Colorado, A Big Win For Obama In 2008, Now A Harder Sell

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Colorado, A Big Win For Obama In 2008, Now A Harder Sell

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Democrat Richard Carmona (left) and Republican Rep. Jeff Flake shake hands before Thursday's debate in Chandler, Ariz. Ross Franklin/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Race For Arizona's Open Senate Seat Gets Personal

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Race For Arizona's Open Senate Seat Gets Personal

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