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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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Workboats operate near the Transocean Development Drilling Rig II at the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Oil Industry Rethinks Cost, Risk Of Drilling In U.S.

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A man walks through a Beijing building formerly used as a secret detention center in 2009. In these "black jails," Chinese citizens are held, forcibly restrained and sometimes beaten to prevent them from lodging formal complaints with the central government. Elizabeth Dalziel/AP hide caption

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Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules'

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From Russia With Love: Salt's Soviet-era spy paranoia would have seemed desperately outdated just a few months ago; now, luckily for the filmmakers, it's the hot-button issue. Andrew Schwartz hide caption

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Who Is 'Salt'? Tastily Enough, It's Angelina Jolie

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Alex Williamson, 8, is one of 17 million children who live in U.S. households where getting enough food is a challenge. Sometimes it's hard for the poor to eat healthy because it costs more. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Low-Wage America

Eating Nutritiously A Struggle When Money Is Scarce

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Police officers carry a detained opposition activist during a banned anti-Kremlin protest in Moscow on May 31. Opposition leaders say the new law, championed by the majority United Russia party led by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, could be used to pressure activists into not organizing such protests. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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New Law Would Restore KGB-Era Powers In Russia

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