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John Limbert stepped down Friday as head of the State Department's Iran desk. In 1979, Limbert was one of 52 Americans taken hostage during the Islamic Revolution. He was held for more than a year. Brad Horn/NPR hide caption

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Diplomat: 'Ghosts In The Room' Plague U.S., Iran

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Atlantic City is taking a gamble that firing some of its city workers will shore up its deficit. Economists say cuts by state and local governments are creating a drag on the economy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Budget Crunch Hits Atlantic City Hard

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U.S. Marines lead an Afghan detainee toward their combat outpost for questioning in a Taliban stronghold area in Marjah, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, April 1, 2010. The leak of more than 90,000 secret military intelligence reports on the war in Afghanistan paints a grim and often discouraging picture of the situation on the ground. Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Leaked Afghan Reports Do And Don't Tell Us

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Tugboats tow the oil tanker Exxon Valdez two weeks after it ran aground on March 24, 1989. Chris Wilkins/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Exxon After Valdez: Lessons For BP?

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