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Texas Gov. Rick Perry was searching for the words "Department of Energy" during the CNBC debate Nov. 9, 2011 in Auburn Hills, Mich. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell talks as Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi listens during a press conference after their meeting at her home in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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At the JS West egg farm, south of Modesto, Calif., one chicken house has the new, spacious cages that egg producers and animal welfare advocates say keep chickens happier. Big Dutchman hide caption

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Matisse the Cat Jesse Cook 0:28

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Pumped Up Kicks Foster the People 0:28

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Dusty McNugget Brad Mehldau 1:28

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In a revival of Wit on Broadway, Cynthia Nixon plays Vivan Bearing, a brilliant John Donne scholar forced to consider her own mortality when she's diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Manhattan Theatre Club hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks Thursday during a Lakeside Inn Tea Party rally in Mount Dora, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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March of the Masses Tommy Guerrero 1:28

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Without a centralized national repository for nuclear waste, the radioactive material is currently being kept at various sites across the country. Above, large concrete canisters, each holding 14 55-gallon drums of waste, are loaded on a truck in 2005 in Richland, Wash., where they were later shipped to a facility in New Mexico. Jeff T. Green/Getty Images hide caption

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Cata De To No Fui Ocote Soul Sounds 0:09

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President Obama waves after speaking at a UPS facility in Las Vegas on Thursday. Nevada is one stop on the president's latest road trip focusing on the economy. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Que S'est-il Passe Tommy Guerrero 0:55

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