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An Egyptian woman carries a cooking gas canister in Cairo on Tuesday. The government just raised the price of gas as part of an energy package needed to satisfy the conditions of a $4.8 billion IMF loan. Opponents say some of the conditions disproportionately hurt the poor. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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As Egypt Negotiates IMF Loan, Food And Fuel Prices Soar

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Pakistani aid workers offload USAID food supplies from an Army helicopter in Kallam Valley during catastrophic flooding in 2010. Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Political War Brews Over 'Food For Peace' Aid Program

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Lawyer Meredith Watts (left) visits client/patient Shirley Kimbrough at her apartment in north Akron, Ohio. Kimbrough is being helped by a program under which lawyers partner up with health providers to supply patients with legal advice. Jeff St. Clair/WKSU hide caption

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Health Care

Lawyers Join Doctors To Ease Patients' Legal Anxieties

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Lawyers Join Doctors To Ease Patients' Legal Anxieties

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Crime scene tape is seen outside the home of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland. McLelland and his wife Cynthia were murdered at their home Saturday. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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National

D.A.'s Office Slayings Unnerve Texas County

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D.A.'s Office Slayings Unnerve Texas County

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A worker cleans up oil in Mayflower, Ark., on Monday, days after a pipeline ruptured and spewed oil over lawns and roadways. Jeannie Nuss/AP hide caption

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Environment

Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System

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Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System

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FBI Director Robert Mueller is set to leave office this year. Whomever President Obama chooses to replace him could become a big part of Obama's legacy. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

The Hunt Is On For A New FBI Director

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The Hunt Is On For A New FBI Director

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A couple walks past Nassau Hall on the Princeton Unversity campus in Princeton, N.J. A letter to the editor in The Daily Princetonian urging female students to find a husband before they graduate has drawn criticism. Daniel Hulshizer/AP hide caption

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A Letter On Finding A Husband Before Graduation Spurs Debate

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Struggling shoe-factory owner Charlie (Stark Sands, left) is inspired by drag queen Lola (Billy Porter) to make high-quality high-heeled boots for men who perform as women in the Broadway adaptation of the cult film Kinky Boots. O and M Co. hide caption

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Theater

'Kinky Boots' Walk Cyndi Lauper To Broadway

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'Kinky Boots' Walk Cyndi Lauper To Broadway

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