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Mel Brooks, 'Unhinged' And Loving It

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Springtime for Hitler Gary Beach, Cady Huffman et. al.
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Rules Would Retire Most Research Chimps

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Farmers And Their Cooperative Settle Lawsuit On Fixing The Price Of Milk

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Schussing Down Slopes Can Snowball Into A Search-And-Rescue Bill

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Carolyn Tuft and her daughter Kirsten (seen here in 2005) were the victims of a shooting at a Salt Lake City mall in 2007. Kirsten was one of five bystanders killed, and Carolyn was left in severe pain. Courtesy of Carolyn Tuft hide caption

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Painkiller Paradox: Feds Struggle To Control Drugs That Help And Harm

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Le Finestre d'Alabastro del Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, for piano (Albumleaf 24) Various
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Obama's Promise To Close Guantanamo Prison Falls Short

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Sports Calendar's Black Hole Gives Us Time To Reflect On Sportswriters

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Harbinger Hashem Assadullahi
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