Former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, calls out U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and defends his wife during a Chicago news conference with his legal team in April. Standing with Blagojevich is attorney Sam Adam.
A worker leaves the beach as storm clouds approach Sunday in Grand Isle, La. With BP declaring failure in its latest attempt to plug the uncontrolled gusher feeding the worst oil spill in U.S. history, the company is turning to yet another mix of risky undersea robot maneuvers and long-shot odds to keep crude from flowing into the Gulf.
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U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Beyrle attends the opening of the exhibition devoted to his father, Joseph R. Beyrle, seen in photo at right, in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Feb. 18. The exhibit is currently in Moscow.
New research finds that socializing kids to drink at the family table -- often referred to as the "European drinking model" -- doesn't necessarily translate to more responsible drinking patterns.
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