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In Tough Times, Philadelphia Bucks The Trend

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Kitty Lambert (right) and Cheryle Rudd are married by Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster in Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Saturday. With a rainbow-lit Niagara Falls as a backdrop early Sunday, Lambert, 54, and Rudd, 53, were among the first gay couples to tie the knot with the blessing of the state, which last month became the sixth and largest to sanction gay marriage. David Duprey/AP hide caption

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Same-Sex Couples Exchange Vows In New York

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As Focus On Fracking Sharpens, Fuel Worries Grow

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Obama Releases Oil Reserves To Counter Lost Crude

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Obama Taps Petroleum Reserve

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Pilot Vote Will Decide Frontier's Future

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Wildfires Continue To Burn In Arizona

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OPEC Decides Not To Increase Oil Production

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The 1978 Ford Pinto is shown in this company handout photo. This subcompact became a hot seller for Ford after its introduction in 1970. The Pinto's 10-year run was marred by litigation over the car's fuel tank design. Twenty-seven people died during the 1970s in fuel tank fires in the Pinto, which Ford eventually recalled. AP hide caption

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40 Years Later: Collectors Keyed Up Over Ford Pinto

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Atchafalaya Basin Waits For Mississippi Floodwaters

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The National Guard constructed a 2-mile temporary levee around the ALON USA refinery in Krotz Springs, La., and a neighborhood on the south side of town. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Louisiana Refinery, Residents Gird Against Flood

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Nicholas Gibbons, a single amputee with the British Royal Marines team, takes off from the blocks during practice Feb. 21 in Camp Pendleton, Calif., for the inaugural Marine Corps Trials. Fifty athletes were chosen as members of the All-Marine team for the Warrior Games. Michael Goulding/AP hide caption

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Veterans Compete For Gold At Warrior Games

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Oil Company Executives Defend Tax Breaks

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Oil CEOs Defend Tax Breaks On Capitol Hill

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As Oil Prices Fall, What's Happening To Gas Prices?

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