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This image is from a test called "Weights," which was part of the study. Participants need to determine the relationships between the objects rather than focus on their individual properties. Courtesy of the BBC hide caption

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Science

Brain Training Games Won't Pump Up IQs, Study Says

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President Obama, pictured last week at a signing ceremony at the Department of Interior, said in his January State of the Union address that the government "faces a deficit of trust" that has been growing for years. A new Pew poll supports his contention. Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trust in Government: The Season of Discontent

Distrust Of Government Undermines Obama's Support

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John S. Cummins, former bishop of the diocese of Oakland, Calif., recalls correspondence from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, regarding troubled priest Stephen Kiesle. Ratzinger resisted defrocking Kiesle, who had a record of sexually molesting children, after his case had languished for four years at the Vatican. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Vatican: Bishops Must Report Alleged Abuse To Police

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In Prague on Thursday, President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed an arms reduction treaty. But fears of an attack by a nuclear-armed superpower have given way to concerns about a nuclear-armed terrorist. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security

New Nuclear Threat Tops Summit's Agenda

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