Haitian President Rene Preval (center) prepares to lay a wreath on Jan. 11 at St. Christophe in Port-au-Prince, where thousands of victims of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake are buried. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Haitians' Patience For President Preval Wears Thin
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Mourners Commemorate Haitians Who Died In Quake
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Haitians Take Rubble Removal Into Own Hands
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A year after a massive earthquake destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, more than a million people remain in makeshift housing in Haiti's capital, in encampments such as this one near the slum of Cite Soleil. Local workers are building 18-by-9-foot transitional wooden shelters here to house some of the 800 families living in the camp. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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Haiti Aid Groups Criticized As Money Sits Unspent
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This young mountain yellow-legged frog, seen in San Bernardino County, Calif., is less than 1 1/2 inches long. Adults measure about 2 to 3 inches long. Scientists are trying to revive the frog population that has been decimated by drought, fire and diseases. USGS hide caption

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Endangered Calif. Frog Population Gets A Jump-Start
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Advocate Erin Brockovich meets with Hinkley, Calif., residents during the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board presentation earlier this month. Al Cuizon/Courtesy of The Sun, San Bernardino County hide caption

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Erin Brockovich II? Activist Returns To Aid Town
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Retailers Hope To Make Up For 2009 Holiday Season
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Leaks Help 'Black Friday' Shoppers Strategize
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Disabled Cruise Ship Pulled Home, Slowly
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Republican Meg Whitman lost her bid to be governor of California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty hide caption

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Despite GOP Wins, Hill May See Fewer Women
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Democrats Dominate California Races
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Democrats May Struggle To Get Out Latino Vote
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Sanchez, Tran Race Marked By Ethnic Friction
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Whitman Denies Knowing Maid Was In U.S. Illegally
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People shop for cars in Los Angeles in 2009. Brand new cars are not the most attractive to car thieves, though. The most-stolen vehicle in 2009 was the 1994 Honda Accord. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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What's The Most-Stolen Vehicle? It May Surprise You
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