Sean Morey, then with the Arizona Cardinals, celebrates after blocking a punt against the Seattle Seahawks in 2007. Morey, who suffers from post-concussion syndrome, retired from the NFL in 2010 on the advice of doctors. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images hide caption

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Sidelined By Brain Injury, Ex-NFL Player Copes With 'Desperation'

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After Overcoming Early Obstacles, Yellen Assumes Fed's Top Job

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Cannonball jellyfish soak up the sun on a South Carolina beach. Fishermen are now pursuing the pest that used to clog their shrimping nets. Courtesy of Steven Giese hide caption

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Linda Door protested outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it began hearing arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in March 2012. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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More Republicans Push For Fixing, Not Repealing, Obamacare

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Former Christie Appointee Claims N.J. Gov. Knew About Lane Closures

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Homeless In Fargo At The Heart Of An Oil Boom

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A protest of the Keystone XL pipeline last March along its proposed route near Bradshaw, Nebraska. NH/AP hide caption

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State Dept. Delivers Unwelcome News For Keystone Opponents

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Afghan Security Agreement Is Still Unsigned — Who's At Fault?

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Obama Hosts Business Leaders, Hopes They Change How They Hire

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'Still Turning Heads' At Lunar New Year, An All-Female Lion Dance Troupe

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Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, Stanford University computer science professors who started Coursera, pose for a photo at the Coursera office in Mountain View, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2012. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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