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GOP Rallies To Oust Georgia Democratic Senator

The National Republican Congressional Committee is pumping millions into ads that target vulnerable Democrats, among them John Barrow. He is the last white, Blue Dog Democrat from the Deep South. Barrow faces Lee Anderson, a family farmer, who calls himself "an unashamed conservative." Georgia's 12th Congressional District will be even harder for the Democrat to win this time because of redistricting and strong anti-Obama sentiment.
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Between World Wars, Gay Culture Flourished In Berlin

In Gay Berlin, Robert Beachy describes the rise of a gay subculture in the 1920s and '30s, how it contributed to our understanding of gay identity and how it was eradicated by the Nazis.
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A Holy Land Christmas Porridge Honors A Damsel In Distress

Some Christians in Israel and the West Bank celebrate Eid el-Burbara on Dec. 17. The feast honors St. Barbara, an early convert to Christianity whose story is echoed in the Rapunzel tale.
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Hogan Cabinet Appointments Expected In Annapolis Today

Maryland governor-elect Larry Hogan will announce some of his cabinet appointments today, but there's no early indication which positions he will fill.

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Google News Is Taken Offline In Spain, After A Call For Payments

In Spain, Google and other news aggregators would face steep fines if they publish headlines and abstracts without paying.

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