Is "slacks" the worst word in the English language? The New Yorker thinks so. Hollywood producer Robert Evans might disagree. He poses here with some of his most fashionable slacks in 1957. Marty Lederhandler/AP hide caption

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'Moist,' 'Dude' and 'Slacks': The Worst Words Ever?

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Keep on Gwine Stanton Moore
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Germany plans to take all of its nuclear power plants offline by 2022, which means coal-fired power plants like the Kraftwerk Westfalen, in Hamm, Germany, will be a key component of the country's energy infrastructure. Lars Baron/Getty Images hide caption

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Countries Losing Steam On Climate Change Initiatives

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American Ariel Hsing competes against Canadian Chris Xu at the table tennis qualifying tournament in Cary, N.C., on April 20. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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American Whiz Rises Up In The World Of Ping-Pong

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The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless runs the Stout Street Clinic in Denver, helped Dale Miller get a CT scan. Colorado Coalition for the Homeless hide caption

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Colorado Extends Medicaid To Some Adults Without Kids

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Nothing Happens in June [*] Ulrich Schnauss
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Wounded Warrior Battalions have been set up to help troops returning from combat recover from their injuries. But recent Pentagon reviews have found a pattern of overmedication in such battalions. Here, Marines assigned to Wounded Warrior Battalion East at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., graduate from a training course in January. Capt. Jill L. Wolf hide caption

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Wounded Warriors Face New Enemy: Overmedication

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Amr Moussa, the front-runner in the Egyptian presidential race, speaks during a press conference in Cairo on Apr. 22. The country's election commission said Thursday that Moussa and 12 other candidates are eligible to compete in next month's election. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At Last, Egypt Settles On Presidential Candidates

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Jennifer Cockrham, a nurse from Walkertown, N.C., holds her hand over her heart for the Pledge of Allegiance during a rally supporting a constitutional ban on gay marriage Friday in Raleigh. Allen Breed/AP hide caption

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N.C. Gay Marriage Amendment Has Unlikely Foes

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In Battleground Iowa, Even Office Space Up For Grabs

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If 'War And Peace' Was Less Than Exciting, Try A Union Between Dull And Boring

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Blade Won't Cut Another Blade The Funk Ark
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Ian St. Pe of the band Black Lips performs at this year's Coachella festival in Indio, Calif. Like many of the artists on the bill, the band agreed not to book other shows in Southern California within months of the event. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Marooned In L.A. For A Week, Coachella Bands Make Do

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