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Challenger Marina Silva (left) and incumbent Dilma Rousseff face off during a presidential debate in Aparecida, Brazil, in September. Sebastiao Moreira/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Brazil's Election Culminates A Season Filled With Shocks

Brazilians head to the polls Sunday in one of the most exciting elections in recent history there. The presidential race pits two women against each other — a first for the South American country.

Another Hundred People Raúl Esparza, Angel Desai et. al.
Kickin' the Clouds Away George Gershwin

Challenger Marina Silva (left) and incumbent Dilma Rousseff face off during a presidential debate in Aparecida, Brazil, in September. Sebastiao Moreira/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Brazil's Election Culminates A Season Filled With Shocks

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Empty Station Pretty Lights
Procedural Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

The Revel was one of four Atlantic City casinos to shut down this year. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Atlantic City Falls From Glittering Resort To Bargain Basement

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Tourists gather in front of old and new Casino Lisboa during a Chinese New Year celebration in Macau, a special administrative region of China, on Feb. 1. For decades, the Lisboa was the only game in town. Now, the world's biggest gambling companies are scrambling to set up shot in what was once a sleepy Portuguese colony. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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Gambling in Macau: A Reversal of Fortune ... And Values

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O Sole Mio Royal Festival Pops Orchestra

Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta answers questions Friday after touring the Chicago air traffic control center with Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill. (left), and city aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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FAA Chief: No Quick Fix To Prevent Another Fire Like Chicago

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Content Is Irrelevant Because of Ghosts
AC/DC Shane

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Becoming The Barr Brothers, A Band Of Friends And Neighbors

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Paper Airplanes Signal Hill

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