A crude oil storage tank lies on its side in floodwaters along the South Platte River, in Weld County, Colo., on Sept. 17. Hundreds of natural gas and oil wells along with pipelines are shut down by flooding, as state and federal inspectors gauge the damage and look for potential contamination from inundated oil fields. John Wark/AP hide caption

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In Wake Of Colo. Floods, A Scramble To Clean Up Spilled Oil

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Homeless people rest on a public sidewalk early this year in downtown skid row area of Los Angeles. The United Way of Greater Los Angeles is attempting to end "chronic homelessness" by 2016 with a model that identifies the neediest cases and provides them with permanent homes. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Rebels: U.S. Distracted By Focus On Chemical Weapons

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'You Can Always Come Home': Alan Jackson On Family And Bluegrass

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