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Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, shown in June, has come under scrutiny before, but has never been charged. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

How New Jersey's High-Flying Sen. Menendez Ran Into Turbulence

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Rami Nashashibi, fourth from left, claps as he marches with IMAN leaders during a May Day immigration rally in Chicago in 2007. Courtesy Inner-City Muslim Action Network hide caption

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From The Inner City: Leading A New Generation Of Muslim Americans

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A United Airlines aircraft passes by a Continental Airlines plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in 2006. Their merger, begun in 2010, has been difficult, analysts say. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Airline Mega-Mergers: 'Good, Bad And Ugly'

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The Crystal River Nuclear Plant has stood idle since workers cracked the reactor's containment building in 2009. The facility is now slated to close permanently. Will Vragovic/AP hide caption

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Taxpayers Steaming Over Florida Nuclear Plant's Shuttering

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A man shouts his love at an event in Tokyo on Jan. 29. The event comes two days ahead of Beloved Wives Day, a day on which husbands publicly scream their love for their wives before a crowd of onlookers. Husbands are also urged to head home early to express gratitude to their wives. Kiyoshi Ota/EPA /Landov hide caption

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Asia

How Do I Love Thee? Japanese Husbands Shout The Ways

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An official with the Korea Meteorological Administration shows a seismic image of a tremor caused by North Korea's nuclear test, in Seoul on Tuesday. Kim Jae-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Asia

Did North Korea Test A 'Miniature' Nuclear Bomb?

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A child poses for a picture in front of an astronaut space suit at the Kennedy Space Center on the eve of the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour July 14, 2009 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Space

To Infinity And Beyond: Would-Be Astronauts Keep Faith In Uncertain Era

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Students walk in the hallway as they enter the lunch line of the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y. Five states announced in December that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption

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Education

Rise Early And Shine: Teachers And Students Try Out Longer School DaysWSHU

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As Islam Grows, U.S. Imams In Short Supply

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Chris (right) and Renee Wiley pose for a wedding photo on Times Square in New York in December. Same-sex marriage in New York state became legal in July 2011. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Daily Struggles, Gay Rights Movement Embraces Watershed Moments

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