Beck on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during Saturday's rally.
August 29, 2010 The conservative broadcaster drew thousands to the National Mall on Saturday. Along with Sarah Palin, he spoke of turning back to God.
Warren, at a Congressional hearing in March.
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August 25, 2010 Who would think that fans of the consumer watchdog would turn to a rapper to push to have her named as head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?
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Clint Didier, Republican and tea party candidate for Senate in Washington.
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August 16, 2010 Tea Party-favored candidates have done well in several of the Senate primaries held around the nation so far this year. But as NPR's Martin Kaste reports, the way votes will be cast Tuesday in Washington state is likely to work against the candidate who has the most Tea Party support.
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Slater, on MySpace.
August 10, 2010 Is the flight attendant who cursed out a passenger, grabbed a beer and headed down the emergency slide a hero or a heel?
August 10, 2010 Authorities are rushing to the scene to search for survivors and clues to what happened.
Province, left, and McCluskey.
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August 9, 2010 The search for the convicted killers and a woman who helped them has turned far north. Authorities believe the trio may have split up.
In this Aug. 2009 photo provided by Tim Grams, Dr. Thomas Grams kayaks on Sheridan Lake near Cordova, Alaska.
August 9, 2010 Eye doctor from upstate New York didn't want to leave his friends and patients in Afghanistan behind even when life there was dangerous.
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Flood survivors line up for food supplies in Nowshera, Pakistan, on Sunday.
August 9, 2010 The country's worst-ever floods have forced millions from their homes and have created a humanitarian crisis. Fresh rains hit the region over the weekend.
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last week, Luis Soto (right) and others waited in line at a jobs fair. He's been out of work for 1 1/2 years.
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August 9, 2010 Federal Reserve policymakers gather Tuesday and are expected to talk about whether it's time to start pushing harder to get the economy moving.
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Undated photo: Tom Little, right, optometrist and team leader with the International Assistance Mission, watches as an unidentified doctor examines a patient in an Afghanistan clinic.
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August 8, 2010 Tom Little had been helping get medical care to Afghans for more than three decades, and had survived harrowing times before. But officials say he's among 10 members of a medical team who've been murdered.
When you think of Wookiees, you think of Chewy, don't you?
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July 30, 2010 Using the WikiLeaks story as inspiration, 'Star Wars' fans have been using Twitter to imagine what secrets might be leaked from the rebel forces and the Empire.
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Hayward testified before Congress on June 17.
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July 25, 2010 The CEO has been criticized for the way he's handled the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill disaster.
On April 21, Coast Guard fireboats battled the blaze at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.
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July 24, 2010 Switched-off safety equipment may have played a role in both disasters.
Hard charges on the air waves in Illinois.
July 9, 2010 The race for President Obama's old Senate seat in Illinois is a hot one, judging from the candidates' ads.
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LeBron at the NBA All-Star Game in February.
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July 8, 2010 Two-time NBA MVP LeBron James tells a live TV audience that he will leave his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Miami Heat. The decision by James, 25, ends one of the wildest spectacles of sports speculation in memory.
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