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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Boston on Monday. Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

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Sen. Marco Rubio spoke at the an Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting last weekend. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

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"Why does everyone have to be here at the same time? Why do we need to know how many hours a week people work?" — Ricardo Semler James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What Happens When You Run a Company With (Almost) No Rules?

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"Today's protests have become a bit like climbing Mt. Everest with the help of 60 Sherpas, and the Internet is our Sherpa." — Zeynep Tufekci James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Why Are Social Causes Easy To Launch But Hard To Win?

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Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch testifies on Capitol Hill in January. Lynch was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday after months of delay and partisan bickering. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Jayne Rowse (left) and April DeBoer with their four children, Jacob (from left), Rylee, Nolan and Ryanne at a news conference in March. Valerie Macon/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The 'Accidental Activists' Of The Supreme Court's Same-Sex-Marriage Case

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"There are two ways to go forward from here, and history shows this," Martin O'Malley said of the two parties' approaches to fixing the economy. "One path is a sensible rebalancing that calls us back to our tried and true success story as the land of opportunity. The other is pitchforks." Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

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"We need to fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccounted money out of it, once and for all, even if that takes a constitutional amendment," Hillary Clinton said at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa Tuesday. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

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The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was "literally right up against the road so it was extremely vulnerable," said architect Barbara Nadel. One of the government's first responses was to close a two-block stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

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In rural North Dakota, where Melanie Hoffert grew up on her family farm, discussing subjects like homosexuality and same-sex marriage is often considered taboo. Courtesy of Beacon Press hide caption

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A North Dakota Family Breaks The Silence On Gay Marriage

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Kobus alerted his managers that a supervisor was allowing favorite employees to take time off for their birthdays, so the government had to pay more for other people at the agency to work overtime. "You know, this is not our money. This is the taxpayers' money, and I want it to be correct," he says. Courtesy of Robert Kobus hide caption

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A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

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Don't expect a big rally with thousands of cheering supporters to launch Hillary Clinton's campaign. For her second run at the presidency, she's out to prove she is taking nothing for granted. Yana Paskova/Getty Images hide caption

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