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FASHION
Gitmo-Themed Fashion Show Raising Eyebrows
Though both supermodels, Gitmo detainees on hunger strikes.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
National Spelling Bee to Add Definitions
And eventually phase out spelling.
 
EDUCATION
Airlines Ponder Installing
Scales, Charging Passengers
According to Weight

Move hailed by jockeys, deplored by sumo wrestlers.
 
POLL
Poll: 92% Favor Universal
Background Checks

NRA: that's hardly unanimous.
 
KIDZ KORNER
Vocabulary Builders
Credible ability noun phrase, 1: the ability to do something that is somewhat less certain than using the verb “can,” as in the assertion from a top U.S. Admiral that “we have a credible ability to defend the homeland” against North Korean missiles.
FEATURE
What is this?
A )Map of counties that voted for Obama (blue) and Romney (red).
B )Map of rural counties with highest poverty rates (red) and lowest poverty rates (blue).
C )Map of counties with substantial reduction in mortality rates for women (blue) and increasing mortality rates for women (red).
Hint: while technically the answer is C, if you chose A, B, or “all of the above,” you get full credit.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Navy's New Laser Weapon Shoots Down Drones
No background check required to purchase hot-selling sport version.

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