Google Glass will be part of a trend in 2013 of computing and connectivity in devices we don't generally think of as computers. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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From 3-D Printers To Wired Glasses, The Tech Year Ahead

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Republican strategist Karl Rove, shown at the Republican National Convention in August, is arguing for continued secrecy for the new class of million-dollar political donors. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Conservatives Invoke NAACP Case In Fight For Secret Donors

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Women shop and trade at a market in Razon city, northeast of Pyongyang, in September. Most private trading, which is the only source of income for almost half of North Korean families, is done by women. Carlos Barria/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Out Of Desperation, North Korean Women Become Breadwinners

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People visit a memorial outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 15. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Shootings Leave Sandy Hook Survivors Rethinking The Odds

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The expiration date on foods like orange juice and even milk aren't indicators of when those products will go bad. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Don't Fear That Expired Food

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David Daniel, an east Texas landowner, was so determined to block the Keystone XL pipeline from coming through his forest that he took to his trees and built an elaborate network of treehouses eight stories above the ground. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Texas Man Takes Last Stand Against Keystone XL Pipeline

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Ronan at 2 years old. "I know Ronan's purpose in life was to shed light on this disease," says his mother, Maya Thompson. "This is why I will continue to fight for childhood cancer for the rest of my life." Courtesy of Maya Thompson hide caption

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Finding New Meaning In The Loss Of A Son

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Defense Undersecretary for Policy Michele Flournoy talks with Marines Lt. Gen. John Paxton on Capitol Hill in 2010. Flournoy has since left her position to spend more time with her three children. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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When There's A Baby Between You And The Glass Ceiling

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Pocket versions of the Proclamation of Emancipation were distributed through Union troops to be read to slaves. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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'Watch Nights,' A New Year's Celebration Of Emancipation

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Sculptures entered in the Great Salt Lick Contest await the judging and auction. Taki Telonidis hide caption

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The Joy Of Salt Licking: Contest Turns Farm Animals Into Fine Artists

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Why Some Kids Have An Inflated Sense Of Their Science Skills

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Tourists are seen in front of the "Gran Jaguar" Mayan temple at the Tikal archaeological site in Guatemala, where ceremonies will be held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Baktun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maya Expert: The 'End Of Times' Is Our Idea, Not The Ancients'

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Robert Bork, nominated by President Reagan to the Supreme Court, is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing, Sept. 15, 1987. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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Robert Bork's Supreme Court Nomination 'Changed Everything, Maybe Forever'

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport has deployed an army of 1.9 million worms to eat through its organic waste. The airport has reduced the trash it sends to the landfill by 70 percent. Julie Rose hide caption

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One Airport's Trash Is 2 Million Worms' Treasure

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Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, has an "A" rating from the NRA, but questions why anyone would need the kind of semi-automatic assault rifle used in the Newtown, Conn., killings. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Some Senators Show Willingness To Take On Gun Laws

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