In the wake of its own scandal almost a decade ago, the Catholic Church in the U.S. says it has reformed its policies for handling sexual abuse allegations and will remove from ministry every priest who is credibly accused of abuse. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Villages retirement community in central Florida had 8,000 residents in 2000 — now it has 80,000, and it continues to grow. Julia Robertson/www.aeroimaging.org hide caption

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The Discoverer Deep Seas drill ship sits off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico in this 2006 photo. President Obama's plan expands eastward the area of the Gulf where drilling is already permitted. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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