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'Lost' ... And Found? Plane crash survivors Kate Austen (Evangeline Lilly) and James "Sawyer" Ford (Josh Holloway) have been stranded for the last six seasons. The 121st episode -- the series finale -- airs Sunday. Mario Perez/ABC hide caption

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Six Years Of 'Lost' Time? Fans Brace For The Finale

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An investigator looks over a pile of mail and personal belongings behind a former home of Faisal Shahzad in Shelton, Conn., on Tuesday. The house was foreclosed on. Daniel Barry/Getty Images hide caption

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In Conn., Police Gather Evidence In N.Y. Bomb Case

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Given painful budget cuts in the New York school system, parents say their homemade confections are a more wholesome way to help fund school programs. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soprano Marlis Petersen, playing the part of Ophelia in Ambroise Thomas' opera Hamlet, stabs herself after being driven to madness by Hamlet's rejection. Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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New York Gov. Paterson Drops Out Of Race

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