Handguns collected in South-Central Los Angeles as part of a Gun for Gift Card exchange in 2009. One teenager here says getting a gun on the streets is just "one phone call away." Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South L.A. Teens Doubt New Laws Will Change Gun Culture

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Painted Gnomes Allowed To Roam On Oakland Utility Poles

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Senator Menendez Under Fire As He Takes Up Senate Foreign Relations Gavel

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The Coming Fight Over Immigration Policy

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Dear Lawyers: Order In The &*%# Court!

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Paying Tribute To Funk's 'Sugarfoot' Bonner

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Gabourey Sidibe, From 'Precious' To 'AfroPop'

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Violence In The Windy City

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Competitors in a men's category race in the 2013 National Cyclo-cross Championships in Bradford, England, this month. The sport requires riders to traverse mud and sand on off-road courses peppered with obstacles. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyclo-Cross Championship Takes U.S. By Storm, Mud And Sand

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Law enforcement personnel near the scene of the standoff in Midland City, Ala., where a man is said to be holding a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker after killing a school bus driver. Philip Sears /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Super Bowl Attracts Battle Of Craft Breweries

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