'Flash Mob' Of Youth Vandals Puts Philly On Alert

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The newly renovated coal burning, U.S. Capitol Power Plant is seen on April 22, 2009 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Capitol Power Plant is a power plant which provides steam and cooled water for the United States Capitol and other buildings in the Capitol Complex. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scott Rudder (center) takes a welding class at Chicago's Dawson Technical Institute in hopes that his new skills will help him land a job. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Report Urges More Job Help For Black Americans

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Bid To Revive Privacy Board Awaits Nominees

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Obama's Attorney General Under Attack

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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is leading the charge against health care overhaul. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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McConnell's Strategy For Health Care: No

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White House Meeting Came After Black Lawmakers Expressed Concern

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Congressional Black Caucus Member Discusses Obama Meeting

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An employee bags groceries at a Giant supermarket in Washington, D.C. Officials in D.C. tout the city's new fee of 5 cents on plastic grocery bags as a way of cleaning up the polluted Anacostia River, which has become the final resting place for thousands of plastic bags. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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"I have an insider's knowledge, but an outsider's mind," says former California Gov. Jerry Brown. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Jerry Brown's Inside-Out Bid To Run California Again

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President Obama visits sixth-grade students at the Graham Road Elementary School in Falls Church, Va., in January. A huge pot of money is helping the White House convince states to change their education laws. Kristoffer Tripplaar/Getty Images hide caption

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