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Aide: Obama faces 'titanic struggle' in 2012
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True Story.

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50 Years of Peace Corps, 10 Years of War

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Generation XYZ: This Is Not Your Grandfather's Morality

If older generations paint morality in black and white, young people's palettes are disappointingly grey.
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The Republican Debates So Far (Part 2)

Most people who follow the political public discourse in our country know the Republican mantra on the economy -- cut taxes, cut regulation, cut federal spending, balance the national budget, and all
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Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Get Your Click On!

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Today's News Round-up

Dead Sea Scrolls go digital
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Church: Socks Are Optional but Grace is Required

September 18 was National Back to Church Sunday. It's OK. I missed it, too.
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Heckler FAIL: To Obama, "You're the antichrist."

At a Monday night event in Los Angeles, President Obama was interrupted by a heckler who declared that he was the "antichrist." Obama had just begun to speak -- saying hello to a member of Congress i
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Life: Interrupted

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