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The U.S. is still trying to formulate new policies for the fast-changing politics of the Middle East. Here, Hillary Clinton stands with Libyan fighters who ousted Moammar Gadhafi during an Oct. 18 visit by the U.S. secretary of state to the capital Tripoli. Kevin Lamarque/AFP/Getty Images) hide caption

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Is The Arab Spring Good Or Bad For The U.S.?

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Eliminating junk food from a child's diet is usually not enough to effectively treat attention deficit disorders, a paper shows. Tarah Dawdy via Flickr hide caption

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For Kids With ADHD, Some Foods May Complement Treatment

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Italy's famed accordion industry has all the business it wants — but there are limits to its ambitions. Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images hide caption

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Italy's Accordion Industry: Tiny And Thriving

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The Texas State Capitol in Austin. The Lone Star State is gaining four additional congressional seats because of its booming population, but its redistricting plans are in limbo. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Redrawn: Voting Rights, States' Power In Court

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Grover Cleveland's wife, Frances, was a fashion icon during the late 1800s and was considered the Jackie Kennedy of her day. Her inaugural gown was more of a two-piece ensemble — an elegant floral chine skirt and a peach velvet bodice crafted by House of Doucet of Paris. Hugh Talman/Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History hide caption

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Dancing Through History With First Ladies' Gowns

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