Dixon has gathered her Nativity collection from many sources around the world. She says this set is made of banana fronds and was given to her by a friend who was a missionary in Nigeria. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Like many other brick-and-mortar retailers, Wal-Mart is trying to attract shoppers increasingly accustomed to online shopping. In one experiment, it's offering same-day delivery in four select markets. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Austin Mitchell walks away from an oil derrick outside Williston, N.D., in July 2011. North Dakota is now the No. 2 producer of oil in the U.S. behind Texas. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., at a House Small Business Committee hearing on Sept. 21, 2011. After two decades in Congress, a redrawn district has put his re-election in question. T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times /Landov hide caption

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Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, shown arriving at court during his trial in June, is expected back in court Tuesday for a sentencing hearing. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Franciscan University of Steubenville's Christ the King Chapel seen at dusk in this image taken in 1980, in Steubenville, Ohio. Courtesy of David E. West hide caption

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A database of mentally ill people barred from buying guns lacks all the records required. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near Burlington, Pa., in 2010. Ralph Wilson/AP hide caption

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Marietta Perkins falls to her knees across the street from the movie theater on Friday in Aurora, Colo. Authorities report that 12 died during an assault at a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight. Robert Ray/AP hide caption

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal checks out damage off Grand Isle, La., from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in June 2010. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Leonard, a heavy equipment operator for the city of Scranton, Pa., saw his pay plunge to $340 from about $900 for two weeks' work after the mayor cut city-employee pay to minimum wage. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Nearly 350 homes have been destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves court in handcuffs Friday after being convicted in his child sex abuse trial at the Centre County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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