Peter Diamond, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economics professor, beams during a Cambridge, Mass., news conference shortly after he won the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics on Oct. 11.
Biologists are relocating species such as this juvenile Mojave Desert tortoise due to the planned construction of BrightSource Energy's solar plant in southern California.
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Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce speaks in April during a vote on SB 1070, the immigration bill he sponsored. The final version resembled "model legislation" he helped draft during an ALEC conference in Washington, D.C., last year.
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Workers at the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville, England, join together chocolate Easter egg halves. Cadbury’s cream-filled eggs were first introduced in 1923.
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