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President Obama last month withdrew the nomination of Caitlin J. Halligan to the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., after her nomination was blocked by Senate Republicans. Jim McKnight/AP hide caption

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Judicial Vacancies Languish On Key Federal Appeals Court

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Municipality Real Estate
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Kinder Blumen Real Estate
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When You're Mixed Race, Just One Box Is Not Enough

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Goodbye Benjamin Mark Rownd
Be Alright The Foreign Exchange
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Afghanistan, Pakistan Struggle To Find Common Ground

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The Outer Banks The Album Leaf
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Breakdown Michael Brook
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Yoani Sanchez, internationally known dissident blogger from Cuba, listens to a question as she speaks at the Freedom Tower in Miami on Monday. Joe Skipper/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Cuban Dissident Blogger Seeks To Unite Castro's Cuba With Miami's Cuba

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Stubble Crotchet Kronos Quartet
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John's Book of Alleged Dances: Ständchen: The Little Serenade The Kronos Quartet
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Spy vs Spy vs Spy Burt Rocket
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The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., will open this fall. The school has a specific mission: minting doctors who want to go into primary care practice. Quinnipiac University hide caption

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New Medical School Wants To Build Ranks Of Primary Care Doctors

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Broken and Blinded Matt Ulery
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Dark Harvest Matt Ulery
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Hoot Gibson Rich Thompson
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Holding The Severed Self Kaki King
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Get Your Snack On Arto Lindsay & Amon Tobin
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Back In The Studio, Neko Case Recovers 'That Fire'

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Paddy on the Turnpike Peter Ostroushko
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