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A hiker takes in a view of rock formations at Utah's Zion National Park that rise more than 3,000 feet above the canyon floor. Courtesy of Zion National Park hide caption

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Walking Through History At Zion National Park

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In this May 2007 photo, a F/A-18C Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the central Persian Gulf. The carrier was part of major air and sea exercises by the U.S. military in the Gulf in June 2007, opposite the coast of Iran. Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gulf States Stuck Between U.S., Iran On Nuclear Issue

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The coats of domestic dogs vary wildly and can be long, short, straight, wavy, curly or more. Pictured here (left to right) are three breeds with different coat types: Saluki, Vizsla and Samoyed. Tyrone Spady hide caption

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Dog Hair May Shed Light On Cancer

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The Four Seasons' "Sherry" hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts on Sept. 15, 1962, the summer when Alice Schechter found herself hopping from blanket to blanket on Manhattan Beach. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Listeners' Summer Songs: 'Big Man,' 'Sherry'

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