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Pete Sampras returns a forehand against Russia's Marat Safin during an exhibition tennis match at the L.A. Tennis Open tournament in 2009. The tournament, which has been around for decades, is now relocating to Colombia as America's dominance in the sport declines and global appeal surges. Danny Moloshok/AP hide caption

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Game, Set And Match: U.S. Tennis Tournaments Move Abroad

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George Zimmerman (left) and his attorney appear in court for a bond hearing in June. Zimmerman's case sparked a nationwide debate about so-called "stand your ground" laws. Joe Burbank/AP hide caption

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Hidden Brain

'Stand Your Ground' Linked To Increase In Homicides

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'Stand Your Ground' Linked To Increase In Homicides

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Visitors look at a Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet at the Singapore Airshow in 2010. The cost of the plane keeps on rising and is now $130 million or more per plane, depending on the model. Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security

At $130 Million A Plane, Critics Question The Cost Of The F-35

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At $130 Million A Plane, Critics Question The Cost Of The F-35

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Kalydeco is one of the first drugs that is effective at combating the root causes of a genetic disease. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. hide caption

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Shots - Health News

Drug Fulfills Promise Of Research Into Cystic Fibrosis Gene

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Drug Fulfills Promise Of Research Into Cystic Fibrosis Gene

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Uzair Baloch is known as the don of Karachi's Lyari Town slum. He is pictured here at his home. Dina Temple-Raston hide caption

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Dina Temple-Raston

Asia

The Tony Soprano Of Karachi: Gangster Or Politician?

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The Tony Soprano Of Karachi: Gangster Or Politician?

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Russian-speaking Israelis mingle at the Soho nightclub in Tel Aviv. The club caters to the Russian-speaking immigrant community, featuring hired dancers and extravagant decorations rarely seen in informal Israel. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Middle East

On Multiple Fronts, Russian Jews Reshape Israel

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On Multiple Fronts, Russian Jews Reshape Israel

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Gina Bianchini speaks during a conference in Palm Desert, Calif., in 2010. She is founder of Mightybell, a company she hopes will unlock social media's power by helping small groups organize easily and quickly in the real world. Francis Specker/Landov hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Tech Idea List: 5 Nerds To Watch In 2013

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Tech Idea List: 5 Nerds To Watch In 2013

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