10,000 Year Clock Challenges Approach To Time

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JPMorgan Chase Faces Regulatory issues

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Monica Calhoun (left), Melissa De Sousa and Nia Long star in The Best Man Holiday, one of this year's eleven top-grossing films starring black actors and by black directors. Michael Gibson/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Films With Black Actors, Directors Go To 11 In 2013

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Because of a bitter labor dispute, the Minnesota Orchestra has not played a single performance in its concert hall this year. The orchestra's music director, Osmo Vanska (pictured here), resigned in October. Greg Helgeson/Minnesota Orchestra hide caption

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As The Year Closes, A Concert Hall Remains Empty

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The wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz., last June destroyed homes and killed 19 firefighters. Experts say expansion into wildfire-prone areas has created new challenges for firefighters. Andy Tobin/AP hide caption

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A Tragic Year For Wildland Firefighters Ends In Reflection

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Women walk along on the street in Kabul, Afghanistan, last week. The country faces many changes next year, including a presidential election and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces. There are also concerns that advances made by women over the past decade could be in jeopardy. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Facing Big Changes, Anxious Afghans Hope For The Best In 2014

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The Number 6 Says It All About The HealthCare.gov Rollout

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The Tragic Number That Got Us All Talking About Our Clothing

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(Clockwise, from left)Yuanzai; Mei Huan; Happy Leopard; Mei Lun; Xing Bao; Bao Bao. (Clockwise, from left) Xinhua/Landov; Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta; Animal Press/Barcroft Media/Landov; Courtesy of Zoo Atlanta; EPA/Sergio Barrenechea/Landov; Abby Wood/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Beyond Cuteness: Scientists Deliver A Panda Baby Boom

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The President And A Majority of Americans Want A Minimum Wage Hike

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High Numbers Of Casualties Tell The Story In Iraq

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And The Number Of The Year Is... The Lowly 2!

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For BP Cleanup, 2013 Meant 4.6 Million Pounds Of Oily Gunk

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announces that the city will demolish Turner Field after Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves leave for a new stadium in the suburbs in 2017. Reed says it was a hard decision but he thinks the city will be better for it. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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The Cost To Keep The Home Team At Home May Not Be Worth It

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