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Curiosity Rover Zaps A Rock, Starts To Roll

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Not long after touchdown, the Curiosity rover tested its ChemCam instrument by blasting a nearby rock with a laser. Now it's rolling toward Glenelg, a rocky area in the Gale Crater, to do more zapping and some drilling. Mars Science Lab deputy project manager Richard Cook talks about what the rover might find.
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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.
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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.
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Candidates Shift Focus To Early Voting In Swing States

Early voting is now well underway and as many as 40 percent of American voters are expected to cast a ballot before Election Day. That's meant big changes for campaigns and candidates.
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The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardness

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

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