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President Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act on Thursday in Largo, Md. In the latest fiscal fight with Republicans, the president is lacking a partner to make a deal with — or even to vilify. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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In Washington's Fiscal Tango, Obama's Lacking A Dance Partner

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This photo released by the Kenya presidency shows the collapsed upper car park of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi last week after al-Shabab terrorists attacked with explosives and guns, killing more than 60 people. Kenya Presidency via AP hide caption

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Al-Shabab Shifts Focus From Territory To Terrorism

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Valerie Plame was outed as a covert CIA operative in a 2003 Washington Post column. Her story was depicted in the 2010 film Fair Game, starring Naomi Watts as Plame. Dennis Cook/AP hide caption

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I, Spy: Valerie Plame Makes Her Fiction Debut In CIA Thriller

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In the play Amanda (Jones), is devoted to finding a "gentleman caller" for her daughter and so Tom (Quinto) brings one home (Smith). Michael J. Lutch/ hide caption

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A Minimalist 'Menagerie' That Packs Plenty Of Power

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American-born British poet and playwright T.S. Eliot received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Chris Bacon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Eliot's 125th, His 'Waste Land' Hasn't Lost Its Glamour

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Gabe Baltazar (fourth from left) at New York City's Birdland Club in 1962, with members of Stan Kenton's band and the Count Basie Orchestra. The photo, from Baltazar's collection, is signed by Kenton (fourth from from right) and trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison (second from right). Courtesy of Gabe Baltazar hide caption

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'If It Swings': An Asian-American Jazzman's Pioneering Career

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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, center, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., left, and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, express frustration on Friday after the Senate passed a bill to fund the government, but stripped it of language crafted by House Republicans to defund Obamacare. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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With Government Shutdown Looming, All Eyes Turn To House GOP

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Earth's Skin, 2007.Aluminum and copper wire, 177 x 394 in. (449.6 x 1000.8 cm). Joe Levack/Courtesy of artist, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, the Akron Art Museum hide caption

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Nigerian Bottle Cap Sculptor Taps Museum Staff's Inner Artists

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Garrison Keillor has been the host of A Prairie Home Companion since it began nearly four decades ago. He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1994. Courtesy of Grove Press hide caption

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News From Lake Wobegon: Garrison Keillor Has A New Book Of Poetry

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The electronic band Chvrches comprises Lauren Mayberry, Martin Doherty (center) and Iain Cook. Stephanie Shim/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chvrches Talks Technology (And 'Ghostbusters')

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