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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Brings 'Bad Juju' And Pain 25 Years Later

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E-cigarettes was a $2 billion industry last year and it's expected to hit $5 billion this year. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E-Cigarette Critics Worry New Ads Will Make 'Vaping' Cool For Kids

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Nearly Six Decades Later, Integration Remains A Work In Progress

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Eight of the nine black students who integrated Little Rock Central High School walk from school to their waiting Army station wagon on Oct. 2, 1957. Ferd Kaufman/AP hide caption

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Decades Later, Desegregation Still On The Docket In Little Rock

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FBI Outlines Evidence In Ricin Case

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Trial Against BP To Begin Over 2010 Rig Explosion

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Ohio And Florida: Checking In With Two Key States

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Gulfport, Miss., Residents Wait Out Isaac At Home

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Gulf Coast Hunkers Down For Isaac's Wind And Rain

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Gingrich Backs Off On Private Equity Jabs At Romney

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GOP Voters In Iowa Weigh In On The Candidates

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Campaigning In South Carolina? Bring Your Appetite

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Gulf Coast Residents Face Claims Deadline

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Jody Blount of Krebs Architecture and Engineering readies to take a sediment sample on the shores of Weeks Bay on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The city of Orange Beach has hired independent scientists to monitor the air, water and soil in the wake of the massive oil spill. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Gulf Coast Communities Investigate Oily Sea Mist

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