Princeton professor Cornel West was arrested when he spoke outside D.C. Superior Court on Oct. 17. But even as he was being led away in handcuffs, West told the crowd, "We have no quarrel with the police. They are working people, part of the 99 percent, too."

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While much of California is struggling financially, the city of Redondo Beach has managed to stay out of the red. The City of Redondo Beach hide caption

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Laz Alonso (left) and Paula Patton star as a bride and groom from opposite ends of the socioeconomic spectrum in Jumping the Broom. The film grossed $36 million during its U.S. run in May. Jonathan Wenk/TriStar Pictures hide caption

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A screenshot from an ad targeting Democrat Janice Hahn. The ad, created by independent conservative filmmaker Ladd Ehlinger Jr., features a scantily clad woman gyrating around a stripper pole, while two black men armed with semi-automatic rifles rap. RightTurnUSA/YouTube hide caption

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The Crystal Cathedral plans to sell its campus and glass-spired church — and then lease it back — to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and settle $35 million in debt. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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A cargo container ship passes under the Vincent Thomas Bridge at the Port of Los Angeles. Officials say the facility regularly monitors for any potential source of radiation. Tim Rue/Port of Los Angeles hide caption

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Designer Roy Halston Frowick, known best by his middle name only, with model Pat Cleveland at a party following the Coty Awards in 1972. Halston frequently used Cleveland to showcase his fluid, body-hugging designs. Ron Galella/WireImage hide caption

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