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Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., says it's "absolutely not true" to suggest that the U.S. can't pay its debts without raising the debt ceiling. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Some Republicans Say Debt Limit Fuss Is A Lot Of Hype

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Mala Rodriguez on stage at the Mulafest Festival in Madrid in June. Pedro Armestre/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mala Rodriguez And The Women Of Latin Hip-Hop

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Sweetgreen co-founders Nathaniel Ru (from left), Jonathan Neman and Nicolas Jammet at the opening of a Virginia location last year. Courtesy of Sweetgreen hide caption

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When It Comes To Jobs, Not All Small Businesses Make It Big

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Mechanical harvesters cut sugar cane on U.S. Sugar Corp. land in Clewiston, Fla., in 2008, the same year the state struck a deal to buy most of the company's Everglades holdings. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Whatever Happened To The Deal To Save The Everglades?

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The wreckage of an American helicopter sits in Mogadishu, Somalia on Oct. 14, 1993. The events of the Battle of Mogadishu became a flashpoint for conversations about military interventions — and fodder for a big-budget Hollywood drama. Scott Peterson/Getty Images hide caption

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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: On Heroism

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Giuseppe Verdi's operas have an uncanny ability to probe into our contemporary psyche. Leemage/Universal Images Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Verdi's Operas: A Vigorous Soundtrack To Human Nature

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