President Obama marked World AIDS Day Thursday by announcing plans to boost U.S. efforts to fight AIDS at home and abroad. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Obama Embraces 'End of AIDS,' Promises To Accelerate HIV Treatment

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President Obama received a warm welcome at Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa., Wednesday. A surge in Hispanic voters in that state could make his chances of winning it a little more likely. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama's Hope: A Younger, More Diverse Electorate

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Foster care children are much more likely to be prescribed psychotropic drugs, a federal report finds. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Demonstrators in London marched outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday to protest against pension cuts. The issue has stirred demonstrations in many parts of Europe and the U.S. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Approves Sanctions On Iran

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Controversy Surrounds N.C. 'Racial Justice Act'

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How World AIDS Day Began

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Do you really need that MRI, or is your doctor just trying to make a buck? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Women Breaking Firewall To U.S. Tech Capital

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Students Speak Their Mind At Penn State Forum

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Occupy Protesters Consider Political Future

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A placard of a child sits on a table during a conference Oct. 31 on human sex trafficking in Atlanta. The Georgia Department of Education estimates that about 5,000 girls in the state are at risk for trafficking each year. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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States Fail In Fight Against Sex Trafficking

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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks on Capitol Hill about the Hire Heroes Act, which gives tax breaks to businesses that hire unemployed veterans. Vets that have served since 2001 face a higher unemployment rate than the population overall. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Recent Veterans Find Higher Jobless Rates On Return

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New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly (left) addresses questions as U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara listens during a news conference announcing the arrest of five police officers in October. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Is NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly Bulletproof?

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