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A fire burns in a scale model of a living room in the ATF's Fire Research Lab in Beltsville, Maryland. Until the development of the FRL, there were no fire measurement facilities in the U.S., or anywhere, dedicated to the specific needs of the fire investigation community. Courtesy of the ATF hide caption

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Monday

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Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti meets with journalists at the Quirinale Presidential Palace after talks with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in Rome on Sunday. Monti told reporters that he will carry out the task "with a great sense of responsibility and service toward this nation." Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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Sunday

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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, seen here at a news conference on Saturday, has much to smile about: He was rescued just two days after he was kidnapped. Not all Venezuelans are that lucky. The government's own statistics show that 895 kidnappings were reported last year. Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Labor of Love: For his "I Hate Perfume" collection, Christopher Brosius blends and bottles all of his scents by hand in his workshops. The process may be labor-intensive, but it allows him to create singular scents that can't be mass-produced. Courtesy of CB I Hate Perfume hide caption

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Friday

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Gingrich talks to a breakfast crowd during a campaign stop at the Circle Restaurant in Epsom, N.H., on Friday. A new CBS poll of Republican primary voters finds him tied for second place with Mitt Romney, behind Herman Cain. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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