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Former Chenzhou city anti-corruption official Zeng Jinchun stands trial in Changsha, the capital of China's Hunan province, in 2008. He was convicted of corruption, sentenced to death, and is now awaiting execution. Similar corruption scandals have occurred across China. xinhuanet.com hide caption

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China's Hidden Economy Of Graft Undermines State

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This composite image of brain scans shows two traits of a highly impulsive individual. The cool colors in the midbrain are indicative of a decrease in dopamine receptor levels while the warm colors show elevated levels of dopamine in a different part of the brain called the striatum. Joshua W. Buckholtz and David H. Zald hide caption

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Just Buy It: Impulsiveness Tied To Brain Chemical

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India: No Country For Old People?

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Spot The Schmuck: Paul Rudd (right) stars as Tim, an ambitious executive tasked with finding a weirdo to bring to his boss's dinner -- for the high-flying hedge-fund types to mock. Steve Carell plays the oddball in question, a bizarre IRS agent who moonlights as a taxidermist. Merie Weismiller Wallace/Paramount hide caption

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A 'Dinner' Invitation You Can Safely Decline

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New Spice: Piquant spices that were once hard to find in most of the United States are now available in many groceries and online. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Is A Spicier Nation (Literally) Since 1970s

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Mary Gallagher, photographed at her home in October 2007, the year after her husband, Marine Gunnery Sgt. James Gallagher, took his own life. Tina Fineberg/AP hide caption

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A Marine's Suicide Brings The Battle Home

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Protests Of Arizona Immigration Law Lead To Arrests

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