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The Risks And Rewards Of Romney's Faith Story

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is beginning to open up about his Mormon faith. Will this help "humanize" him, or will it backfire in an age when most people's exposure to the Mormon faith is South Park or The Book of Mormon?
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Five Takeaways From Tuesday At The Republican Convention

Republicans set the tone for their convention with lots of talk about why their ideas are better for the nation than those of President Obama and the Democrats. But they also showed a lot of love for some stars, including Ann Romney and several governors.
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Transcript: Gov. Chris Christie's Convention Speech

Transcript of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, plus audio and video of the speech.
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Transcript: Ann Romney's Convention Speech

Full transcript of Ann Romney's speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention. Includes audio and video of speech.
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Spreading Largesse In Lansing, Mich.

A group of residents, led by Bob Hoffman, spread joy and pay it forward in their community.
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For One Young Delegate, Social Issues Are Not A Litmus Test

Alexander Reber, 21, was drawn to politics by his home state governor, Virginia's Bob McDonnell. To Reber, education, transportation and infrastructure are the issues that matter most.
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Computer Troubles Freeze United Airlines' System, Bringing A Cascade Of Delays

Many travelers using United Airlines faced delays Tuesday, but they weren't connected to Hurricane Isaac. Instead, the airline's computer network crashed, leaving large parts of its system paralyzed for several hours Tuesday afternoon.
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Circles Of Friends In Cheyenne, Wyo.

Circles Wyoming volunteers are matched with people who want to escape poverty. They then coach, role model and have fun with their "intentional" friends.

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