A stunning golden tapestry woven from spider silk is unveiled at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City after four years of work — and the help of more than 1 million spiders. R. Mickens/AMNH hide caption

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Rabbi Shea Hecht in Brooklyn, N.Y., demonstrates how Orthodox Jews wave a chicken three times over their heads and say the prayer of Kapparot (or Kapparos, depending on heritage) in the days leading up to Yom Kippur. Dianna Douglas hide caption

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Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks on Sept. 7, 2008, during a news conference on the bailout of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Drivers use the University of Utah's Applied Cognition Laboratory driving simulator to see the effects of texting behind the wheel. Research shows that texting while driving results in impairment levels double that of drunken driving. University of Utah hide caption

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U.S. Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue teams capture crossers who say they are from Michoacan, Mexico, and have been walking in the desert for four days. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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Sharron "Kay" Thornton and lead surgeon Victor Perez discuss the procedure that restored sight to Thornton's left eye. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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