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Texas was decidedly red on the electoral map in NBC News' "Election Plaza" in New York's Rockefeller Center in 2008. Do Democrats really have a chance to turn it blue in the future? Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Will Texas Become A Presidential Battleground?

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Republicans celebrated when California Gov. Pete Wilson was re-elected in 1994. But his divisive campaign led to a backlash, especially among the growing Latino population in the state. Kevork Djansezian/AP hide caption

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How To Turn A Red State Blue: California Edition

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Camp Sloane director Andrew Keener, staff and campers gather for an end of the year campfire last year. Courtesy of Camp Sloane hide caption

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Kids Unplugged: Summer Camps Ban Electronics

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Jordanian protesters chant slogans against corruption during a March 15 anti-government demonstration in Amman. Jordanians have held Arab Spring-inspired protests since 2011, demanding political reforms and anti-corruption measures. The protests have been peaceful. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Rough Neighborhood, Jordan Clings To Its Stability

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Edwy Plenel, head of the online investigative journalism website Mediapart, at his Paris office in April. The paper has attracted paying subscribers and is making a profit. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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An Online Upstart Roils French Media, Politics

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Members of Black Women Bike: DC consult a map while on the road at an event in June 2011. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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How A Minority Biking Group Raises The Profile Of Cycling

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Punjabi Lamb Kebabs, like many tandoor dishes, can also be made on gas or charcoal grills. Christopher Hirsheimer hide caption

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Taking High-Heat Tandoor Techniques To The Backyard Grill

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