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Southern Sudanese rally on the streets of the southern capital, Juba, on Dec. 9, marking the one-month countdown until a landmark independence referendum is due. The vote could see Sudan's autonomous and mostly Christian south break away from the predominantly Arab and Muslim north. Peter Martell/Getty Images hide caption

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Africa

Independence Vote First Step For Southern Sudan

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Independence Vote First Step For Southern Sudan

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) listens to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman in the Knesset last April. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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Middle East

Netanyahu, Minister Vie For Soul Of Israeli Right

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Netanyahu, Minister Vie For Soul Of Israeli Right

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Angel Borges, matchmaker. Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

A Theme Park, An Airport And The Next Banking Crisis

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A Theme Park, An Airport And The Next Banking Crisis

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Holly Petraeus with her husband, Gen. David Petraeus, at the 2009 Super Bowl. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Business

Petraeus' Wife To Lead Fraud Agency's Military Arm

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Petraeus' Wife To Lead Fraud Agency's Military Arm

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Technicians work in the cockpit of a Boeing 787 at the company's production plant in Everett, Wash. Boeing plans to hire more workers in 2011. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Economy

Despite Positive Signs, Jobs Still Hard To Find

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Despite Positive Signs, Jobs Still Hard To Find

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Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter of Atlanta examine diplomas awarded during the University of Georgia's 160th commencement in Athens, Georgia, June 3, 1963. They are the first blacks to attend the nation's oldest land grant college. AP hide caption

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Integrating A Southern Giant: A Pioneer Looks Back

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