The National Security Agency says its massive new data center near Salt Lake City will enhance the agency's ability to analyze the email, text message, cellphone and landline metadata it collects. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Booting Up: New NSA Data Farm Takes Root In Utah

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Firefighters stand watch near the perimeter of the Elk Complex fire near the small mountain community of Pine, Idaho, on Aug. 12. The lightning-caused fire is one of many burning through states in the Western U.S. AP/U.S. Forest Service hide caption

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Happier Times: Badminton players Issara Bodin, right, and Jongjit Maneepong of Thailand celebrate after defeating Korean badminton players Ko Sung Hyun and Yoo Yeon Seong at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2012 in New Delhi on in April of 2012. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Flames from the Doce Fire rise above a hillside in Arizona's Prescott National Forest at dusk on June 18. Todd Tamcsin/American Red Cross via AP hide caption

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Wildfire Season So Far: Tragic, Destructive And Below Average

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American short track speedskater Simon Cho (center) admitted last October that he sabotaged the skate blade of Canadian athlete Olivier Jean (left). The two are pictured here in 2011, at a different event. Alex Livesey/Getty Images hide caption

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