Participants in a fishing derby cast lines from a pier near Onondaga Lake's outflow in Syracuse, N.Y. David Chanatry for NPR hide caption

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Oscar Pistorius of South Africa runs in the men's 200-meter event at the Paralympic World Cup in May. Some observers have suggested Pistorius receives an unfair advantage from his carbon-fiber "blade" legs. Michael Steele/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney places a prayer note as he visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Vernon Jackson leaving the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., in 2006. He later went to prison for three years on bribery charges. Caleb Jones/AP hide caption

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Kayla Harrison, who is on the U.S. judo team, is going to the Olympics for the first time. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images hide caption

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These piglets on the Hardin farm in Danville, Ind., are going to cost more to feed than they will fetch at market. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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A sign for Interstate 81 sits under an overpass in Syracuse, N.Y. City officials and residents are debating what to do about an aging stretch of the highway that cuts through the city. Zack Seward for NPR hide caption

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Mourners create a memorial at the fountain of the Aurora Municipal Center after a prayer vigil Sunday for the 12 victims of Friday's mass shooting at the Century 16 movie theater. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Last year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation put the Coltrane Home on a list of the 11 most endangered historic sites in the United States. Now, a group of fans and family has set out to restore it. Courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation hide caption

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Marietta Perkins falls to her knees across the street from the movie theater on Friday in Aurora, Colo. Authorities report that 12 died during an assault at a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight. Robert Ray/AP hide caption

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Chris Truitt holds a photo of his daughter, Alyssa, who died when she was 2, at his home in De Forest Wis. After donating her organs and tissues, he decided on a career change that made him rethink tissue donation. Narayan Mahon for NPR hide caption

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