Senate's Immigration Reform Bill Is Declared Dead At One Year Old

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While cities are still competing for the not yet built Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, parts of the collection are already on display. The "Star Wars Identities" traveling exhibition, currently at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, France, features 200 objects from George Lucas' collection — including the costumes of Chewbacca, Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Never Tell Them The Odds: Cities Vie To Host 'Star Wars' Collection

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The Drakes Bay Oyster Farm caters to local residents and restaurants. But unless its lease is renewed, its days are numbered. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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Fight Over Calif. Oyster Company Splits Chefs And Land Defenders

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A photograph of Parminder Singh Shergill is displayed during his funeral services at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi, Calif., on Feb. 8. Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee hide caption

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Shooting Of Sikh Army Veteran Divides Community

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Stanford Dumps Its Holdings In Coal, With Climate In Mind

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Memories, And Mended Reputation, Reclaimed From Century-Old Wreckage

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Teen Stowaway Somehow Survives Flight To Hawaii In Wheel Well

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San Francisco's Chinatown Hurt By Yee Scandal

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Members of a coalition of Latino groups rally outside the Federal Building in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Activists say they plan more rallies and demonstrations across the country to push for action on immigration reform. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Activists: We Want An Emancipator, Not A 'Deporter In Chief'

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San Francisco state Sen. Leland Yee leaves the San Francisco Federal Building after he was arrested and released on bond Wednesday. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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The Story Of Calif. Senator's Arrest Reads Like Pulp Fiction

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Pacific Or Bust: Fingerling Chinook salmon are dumped into a holding pen Tuesday as they are transferred from a truck into the Sacramento River in Rio Vista, Calif. From here, they'll be towed downstream for a bit, then make their own way out to the Pacific Ocean. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Truckin': Salmon Take A Long, Strange Trip To The Pacific Ocean

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Businesses Help Guide Workers Down Path To Citizenship

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A legal dispute between pharmaceutical companies Abbott Laboratories and SmithKline Beecham ended up before a federal appeals court. The court's ruling may have implications for laws that concern gays and lesbians. Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Ruling On Gay Juror May Cause Ripples In Same-Sex Marriage Cases

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Activists protest Uganda's anti-gay legislation in Nairobi, Kenya, this month. LGBT status has been grounds for asylum in the U.S. since 1994, but winning refugee status can be difficult, particularly for people who are unable to obtain visas to the U.S. before applying. Dai Kurokawa /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Gays And Lesbians Seeking Asylum In U.S. May Find A Hard Road

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Virginians demonstrate outside Federal Court in Norfolk, Va., on Feb. 4. The judge ruled this week that Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Flood Of Gay Marriage Cases Releasing Stream Of Federal Rulings

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