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How Kodak's Shirley Cards Set Photography's Skin-Tone Standard

Wed, 2014-11-12 23:45

Named for the original model — an employee of Kodak — the portraits were used by photo labs to calibrate printers. But until the 1970s, that model was always white.

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House, Senate To Vote On Keystone After Landrieu Calls For Vote

Wed, 2014-11-12 22:48

Legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline got new life after Senate Democrats abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of helping endangered Sen. Mary Landrieu keep her seat in Louisiana.

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Photos From Around The Snow-Covered Country This Week

Wed, 2014-11-12 21:49

The West and Midwest are digging out of heavy snowfall this week, reaching highs of 18 inches in some parts.

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