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Phyllis Siegel (right) kisses her wife, Connie Kopelov, after the two exchanged vows at the Manhattan City Clerk's office. The couple were the first same-sex pair to tie the knot in New York City after the state's Marriage Equality Act went into effect on July 24. Michael Appleton/AP hide caption

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2011: An Extraordinary Year For Gay Rights

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Workers in Boeing's new $750 million final assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C. At the plant's ribbon-cutting ceremony in June, Rep. James Clyburn called the newly constructed facility a game changer for the state's workforce. Bruce Smith/AP hide caption

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'It's A Great Day In South Carolina,' If You Have A JobWFAE-FM

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Researchers claimed in late 2010 that they found bacteria in Mono Lake, Calif., that survived on the poison arsenic in the place of an element thought essential to life. The report was immediately greeted with skepticism from the scientific community. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Debunked Science: Studies Take Heat In 2011

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In April, the Brooklyn Job Fair drew thousands of participants, including nearly 80 employers. That same month saw unemployment jump to 9 percent from 8.8 percent in March. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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From Boom To Bust: The Year In Unemployment

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Occupy Wall Street protesters march through in an impoverished community in Brooklyn to protest home foreclosures. Many see the movement's dynamic strategies and aims as key to its success. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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With So Many Voices, Will Occupy Still Be Heard?

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While many think of the tablet computer as a new idea, the concept can traced back to the original Star Trek series and Arthur C. Clarke's 1968 novel 2001: A Space Odyssey. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Touchy-Feely Future Of Technology

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Ramadon Aliah, a 37-year-old Libyan freedom fighter wounded in Misrata, Libya lies in his bed talking with a translator at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, Mass., in November. Of the 22 Libyans who came to Spaulding in late October, 16 are still there and the rest are expected to be discharged by February. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Injured In Battle, Libyans Recuperate In U.S. HospitalWBUR

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Tomato farmers look over their fields in October, before harvest. Now, as the planting season nears for next year's crop, some farmers are worried they won't have enough workers due to Alabama's tough immigration law passed earlier in the year. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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For One Ala. Farmer, Workers Are Still Scarce

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Pentagon spokesman George Little, speaking Thursday, said U.S. and Pakistani forces both made mistakes that contributed to the Nov. 26 shooting that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers along the border with Afghanistan. Luis M. Alvarez/AP hide caption

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Pentagon: U.S., Pakistan Share Blame In Shooting

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