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Seven Republican presidential hopefuls stand onstage before their first debate Monday, at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. From left are former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, ex-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and businessman Herman Cain. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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GOP Hopefuls Target Obama, Not Each Other

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a United for Life event organized by a Hispanic anti-abortion group at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on Sunday. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Texas Gov. Perry Ratchets Up Conservative Credentials

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The CRH2 China Railways high-speed bullet train, departing a Shanghai station in February 2007, is capable of speeds of more than 150 mph. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Full Steam Ahead For China's Rail Links Abroad?

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Volunteer Ibtisam Saadeddin, who wears a khaki uniform and a badge and pins with photos of Moammar Gadhafi, says she patrols the line at the women-only gas station to make sure no fights break out. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Libya's Gasoline Shortage, Women Get A Break

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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi arrives for a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Rome on Monday. Italian voters dealt Berlusconi a serious political blow, overturning laws passed by his government to revive nuclear energy, privatize the water supply and help him avoid prosecution. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Italian Referendums Deal A Blow To Berlusconi

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Smucker's purchased Cafe Bustelo for $360 million in May. Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for IMG hide caption

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Cuban Coffee Brand May Pour Into Mainstream

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Boeing's new plant in North Charleston, S.C., is at the center of a National Labor Relations Board dispute. Bruce Smith/AP hide caption

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Labor Agency Challenges Boeing Factory Location

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Dozens of Medicare advocates gather outside the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Democrats Revive Medicare As Political Weapon

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Then-Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama waves during a May 24, 2008, campaign stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Keeping a campaign promise, Obama returns Tuesday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Obama Wants Puerto Rico Trip To Send A Message

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Reeve Carney (left) as Peter Parker and Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane Watson on the Spider-Man set at the Foxwoods Theatre. Carney previously starred in Taymor's film The Tempest; Damiano earned a Tony nomination in 2009 for her performance in Next to Normal. Jacob Cohl hide caption

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At Long Last, Curtain To Rise On 'Spider-Man'

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