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Paraguayan government employee Daniel Alonso holds a portrait of Rutherford B. Hayes at the government building in Villa Hayes, the Paraguayan town named after the 19th U.S. president. Hayes is revered for a decision that gave the country 60 percent of its present territory. Jorge Saenz/AP hide caption

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The Place Where Rutherford B. Hayes Is A Really Big Deal

The 19th U.S. president didn't leave much of a legacy at home. But in Paraguay, he's a hero, credited with helping save the nation after a disastrous war with its South American neighbors.

Franklin Avenue Brad Mehldau
Matt Ulery Resilin

Congressman Michael Grimm is facing a 20-count federal indictment but despite the charges, Grimm stands a decent chance of being reelected in New York. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Campaign That Seems More Crime Drama Than Congressional Race

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Slovak language instructor Julia Vrablova sought out women who could teach her to make the dough for tahana strudla, which can be made with ground poppy seeds, apple or sour cherries. Courtesy of Sasa Woodruff hide caption

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A Traditional Strudel Recipe 'Pulled' From The Past

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My Favorite Things Wes Montgomery
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U.S. President Ronald Reagan quiets a cheering crowd at a Republican rally in November 1986. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

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Paraguayan government employee Daniel Alonso holds a portrait of Rutherford B. Hayes at the government building in Villa Hayes, the Paraguayan town named after the 19th U.S. president. Hayes is revered for a decision that gave the country 60 percent of its present territory. Jorge Saenz/AP hide caption

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The Place Where Rutherford B. Hayes Is A Really Big Deal

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Bossa Orpheum Jorgenson, John Quintet
Thriller Instrumental Halloween Hits

When Nightcrawler begins, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is stealing scrap metal and struggling to get by. He lands a job as a stringer — a freelance cameraman for a local news station. Chuck Zlotnick/Open Road Films hide caption

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'Nightcrawler' Jake Gyllenhaal: We're All Complicit In 'If It Bleeds, It Leads'

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Terrifying terrorramas so scary you'll need a nurse on standby! Bob Mondello says the 1993 film Matinee brought back memories of his days writing Halloween horror ad copy for a movie theater chain. Courtesy of Universal/The Kobal CollectionTION hide caption

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Remembering All-Night Fright Fests And Halloween Horrorthons

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Boogie Stop Shuffle Andy Summers
Tonight at Noon Andy Summers

Gary Morse, with wife Sharon, in 1999. Morse transformed a mobile home park in Florida into The Villages, a retirement community of more than 100,000 residents. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale

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Which parking sign is easier to understand? Nikki Sylianteng is trying to build a better parking sign at her website, To Park Or Not To Park. One of her redesign efforts can be seen at right. Courtesy Nikki Sylianteng hide caption

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A Well-Designed Parking Sign Can Make Life Much Easier

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Sensitive Like Bull Joe Goldmark
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Model Balanescu Quartet
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Don't look for leading Ebola researchers at the Sheraton New Orleans. Louisiana health officials told doctors and scientists who have been in West Africa not to come to a medical meeting in town. Prayitno/Flickr hide caption

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Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans

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Viva de Funk Joe Sample & Soul Committee
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Dinette Dinah Django Reinhardt & Hot Club de France Quintet