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Mormon Democrats Battling Romney — And What Would Be Church History

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., attends a practice session at the Democratic National Convention ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Transcript: Julian Castro’s DNC Keynote Address

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Transcript of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro’s keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery:

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro delivers the ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Transcript: Michelle Obama’s Convention Speech

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Transcript of first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery:

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‘Now It’s Our Turn’: The Democratic National Convention Kicks Off In Charlotte

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on the floor of the Time Warner Cable Arena on ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s Transgenders In A Category Of Their Own

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A transgender woman begs for alms from motorists at a traffic stop in Rawalpindi, outside Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 27.
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Why I’m A Democrat: Marion Barry, Washington’s Mayor For Life

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Throughout the Republican National Convention, we asked people in Tampa why they were Republicans.

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U.S. Drawdown Leaves Afghans With Mixed Feelings

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U.S. soldiers still patrol in Afghanistan, like this one speaking with a young man in the eastern province of Khost in August. However, Afghan forces are taking on ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

From A Single Charter School, A Movement Grows

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City Academy in St. Paul, Minn., became the nation’s first publicly funded, privately run charter school when it opened its doors in 1992. Its founders, all veteran public school teachers, had tried but failed to create new programs for struggling students in their own schools.

The school helped launch a movement that has since grown to 5,600 charter schools across the U.S. But back in the late 1980s, it faced strong resistance.

Milo Cutter was one of City Academy’s ...

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In Russia, 200-Year-Old Battle A Day To Remember

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Members of historical clubs, dressed as Russian cavalry, advance during the 2010 re-enactment of the 1812 battle between Napoleon's army and Russian troops in Borodino.
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Rescuing Wildlife In Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Taking care of a young burrowing owl with a broken leg.
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The Sound Of Art In Los Angeles, Calif.

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Catherine Goldwyn, founder of Sound Art.
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Criminal Investigation On Ariz. Sheriff Closed

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in 2011. Federal authorities said Friday that they're closing their abuse-of-power investigation without filing charges against him.
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