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Reporters swarm around former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer as he attempts to collect signatures for his run for New York City comptroller. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Retire The Phrase, 'This Wouldn't Be A Scandal In Europe'

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Egyptian protesters celebrate in Tahrir Square on Wednesday. The United States has managed to alienate just about every political actor in Egypt. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Political Crisis In Egypt

The U.S. Holds The Aid Card, Yet Egypt Still Trumps

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Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's proposition banning gay marriage in 2010. The Supreme Court kept that ruling intact on Wednesday. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

Judge Who Struck Down Proposition 8 Knew Case Would Go Far

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Indigenous leaders from Brazil's Terena tribe attend a meeting with government officials in the capital, Brasilia, on June 6. Brazil's Indians have been demanding greater land rights and are increasingly coming into conflict with large ranchers and farmers. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land, Citing Promises, Using Force

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James Gandolfini played Tony Soprano in the hit TV series The Sopranos. Gandolfini died of cardiac arrest in Italy this week at age 51. Barry Wetcher/HBO hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To Tony Soprano

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Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon says he now realizes ATM machines represented the dawn of the digital age. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Did ATMs Represent The Dawn Of The Digital Era?

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President Obama walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a retreat on Friday in Rancho Mirage, Calif., where the two leaders are meeting for talks. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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NSA Scandal Looms Over Obama's Talks With China's Xi

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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers in England on the evening of June 5, 1944, as they prepare for the Battle of Normandy. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Speech Eisenhower Never Gave On The Normandy Invasion

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Relief agencies like the American Red Cross say monetary donations give them the greatest flexibility to address victims' needs. Erik Lesser/EPA/Landov hide caption

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The Deadly Tornado In Moore, Okla.

'Please, No More Clothes': Relief Groups Ask For Cash

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