Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with troops during a visit April 7 at Camp Victory in Baghdad. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will kick off a series of regular press conferences, to be held four times a year. hide caption

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Are BPA-free bottles really safer than the ones that are chock-full of bisphenol A? Good luck trying to find out. David McNew/Getty hide caption

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Earlier this year, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) helped introduce the bipartisan CAP Act, which would aim to cut federal spending by $7.6 trillion over 10 years. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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An air traffic controller drinks a cup of coffee while working in a terminal radar approach control room Monday at the Atlanta TRACON in Peachtree City, Ga. Several recent reports of controllers nodding off on the job prompted new scheduling rules. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Honda's new fuel cell vehicle, FCX Clarity, can go about 240 miles on a tank of hydrogen fuel. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Protesters gather at the Ohio Statehouse on April 9 to help launch the campaign to get a referendum on Ohio's Senate Bill 5, which curtails public workers' collective bargaining rights. Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

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President Obama outlined a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes to reduce the deficit Wednesday at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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The proposed budget would take gray wolves in the northwest off the list of endangered species. AP hide caption

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