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U.S. Military Has Sent Billions Of Dollars In Arms To Egypt

The U.S. has close ties with the Egyptian military and provides more than $1 billion each year in arms. But now with the Egyptian military ousting of President Mohamed Morsi, the U.S. finds itself in a sticky situation: Should it support democratically-elected president it has trouble with or just stand by?
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This Weekend, Navigate The Changing World Of 'Vikram Lall'

M.G. Vassanji's book, The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, wrestles with questions of identity in a story about a young Indian boy coming of age in 1950s Kenya, a time of great political unrest.
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No Resume? Criminal Background? No Problem At This Yonkers Bakery

Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.
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Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
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The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

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