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Democrat Cory Booker (left) and Republican Steve Lonegan stand together after their first debate in the race for U.S. Senate on Oct. 4 in Trenton, N.J. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Booker Gets A Run For His Money In N.J. Senate Race

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Booker Gets A Run For His Money In N.J. Senate Race

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Egyptian women queue outside a polling station during voting on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of then-President Mohammed Morsi, in Giza, Egypt, last December. In a country divided by a political crisis, families are not spared. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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Bound By Blood, Divided By Politics: Three Egyptian Sisters

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A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 270 people has been linked to raw chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities in California. PR Newswire hide caption

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Amid Big Salmonella Outbreak, USDA Says It's On The Job

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This micrograph shows a single mitochondrion (yellow), one of many little energy factories inside a cell. Keith R. Porter/Science Source hide caption

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Proposed Treatment To Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

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The Chalet (right) is the U.S. Antarctic Program's administrations and operations center at McMurdo Station. Reed Scherer/National Science Foundation hide caption

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The Two-Way

Shutdown Forces Antarctic Research Into 'Caretaker Status'

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Shutdown Forces Antarctic Research Into 'Caretaker Status'

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Yvonne Smith is the director of La Rive Spa at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Washington state. Across the country, Native American tribes are hoping high-end extras will draw visitors to casinos. Jessica Robinson/Northwest News Network hide caption

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National

High-End Extras Aren't A Sure Bet For Tribal Casinos

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High-End Extras Aren't A Sure Bet For Tribal Casinos

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Shadows of journalists are seen next to a FIFA logo after a recent press conference on controversy swirling around 2022 World Cup construction projects in Qatar. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Sick Of How U.S. Sports Are Run? Take A Look At Europe

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Sick Of How U.S. Sports Are Run? Take A Look At Europe

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