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Saudi women with their mobile phones in the old City of Riyadh.

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Saudi women with their mobile phones in the old City of Riyadh.

Saudi Social Trend: Triples U.S.

There’s more of it in Saudi Arabia than there is in the U.S. It’s not oil. There are more in Indonesia than there are in the U.S. It’s not mosques. There is more in Spain than in the U.S. It’s...

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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford hugs friend Julia Flood of Mount Pleasant, S.C., after he voted in Charleston, S.C., on April 2, 2013.

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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford hugs friend Julia Flood of Mount Pleasant, S.C., after he voted in Charleston, S.C., on April 2, 2013.

Why South Carolina’s Special Election Is Bizarre

The special election in South Carolina’s Charleston-area 1st District has atypical timing (May 7), will generate low voter-turnout and pits the sister of a television celebrity against a former governor seeking redemption after scandal. Simply put, it’s an unusual race....

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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Sanford vs. Colbert’s Sister: $300,000-Plus in S.C., with Koch, Friess

Former South Carolina Republican Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch each raised more than $300,000 for their campaigns for a vacant House seat in the Charleston area, a reflection of their high name recognition. Sanford raised $334,000 through...

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Mark Sanford participates in a panel discussion on international investment moderated in Washington in this file photo.

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Mark Sanford participates in a panel discussion on international investment moderated in Washington in this file photo.

Mark Sanford ‘Off to the Races’

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman who acknowledged an extramarital affair in 2009, is seeking a return to political life by running for a vacant U.S. House seat. “Officially we’re going to announce tomorrow, and then it’s...

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