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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., (center) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., (right) speak about overhauling the tax code at the 3M Innovation Center in Maplewood, Minn., on July 8. Hannah Foslien/AP hide caption

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On The Road With Max And Dave: A Tax Overhaul Tour

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In a cost-cutting move, the federal court in Meridian, Miss., is among several federal courthouses slated to close. toml1959/Flickr hide caption

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With Budgets Tight, Small Towns Go Without Courthouses

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The Angolan exhibit consists of tall stacks of large photographic posters by artist Edson Chagas. The country, which is exhibiting at Venice for the first time, won the Golden Lion award for best national pavilion. Courtesy of www.beyondentrophy.com hide caption

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Art In Context: Venice Biennale Looks Past Pop Culture

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In the summer, Snowmass ski resort in Colorado rents bikes instead of skis. It's an effort to create year-round revenue during a time when most ski resorts are closed. Jeremy Swanson/Aspen/Snowmass hide caption

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Ski Resorts Find Ways To Stay Busy When There's No Snow

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Louis Marcell and Adam Jones prepare to search for old logs, known as sinker wood, on the bottom of Ashley River near Charleston, S.C. They use sonar and a book of old train lines to find the timber, some of which has been preserved in the mud since the 1800s. Noam Eshel hide caption

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Dredging South Carolina's Rivers For Long-Forgotten Timber

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Maj. Nidal Hasan faces 13 charges of murder and 32 of attempted murder for the November 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, Texas. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Court-Martial To Begin Tuesday In Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

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Robert Pinsky served as the United States Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2000. Ebony Bailey/NPR hide caption

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Pinsky's 'Singing School': Poetry For The Verse Averse

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