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Birds fly over containment booms placed to try to stop oil from reaching the shoreline along the South Pass, south of Venice, La. Oil from a massive rig explosion threatens the region's wildlife. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Oil Threatens Fragile Coastline

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For Baby Boomers, The Job Market's Even Worse

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UC President Takes Heat Over Hikes And Cuts

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Penny Pinchers Dodge Cuts At University Of Michigan

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Containment booms designed to be a protective barrier circle Dauphin Island at the mouth of Mobile Bay in Alabama. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Waiting For The Oil Spill's First Casualties

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Week In Review With Daniel Schorr

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Lucky And The Longshots At Kentucky Derby

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Crisis In Greece Puts E.U. At Risk

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May Day In Greece More Like A Distress Call

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GOP Rattled Over Arizona Immigration Law

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Ariz. Immigration Law Brings Calif. Flashbacks

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Man's Best Friend Helps Heal War Wounds

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What's Behind Apple's Clash With Flash?

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