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Newark Mayor Cory Booker, shown in 2008, was re-elected Tuesday to a second term. Although Booker's re-election coincides with the opening of the first trial in the 2007 murder of three college students, he is credited with creating successful programs to reduce crime. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Newark Mayor Re-Elected On Strong Crime Record

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Newark Mayor Re-Elected On Strong Crime Record

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Brent Ware inspects a 1952 Gibson Les Paul. The instrument had been kept at a Nashville-based storage facility called Soundcheck, which was flooded by the massive rainstorms last week. Jeff Gentner/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

Floods Wreak Havoc On Nashville Music Scene

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Floods Wreak Havoc On Nashville Music Scene

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid while visiting with members of the Senate on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Elena Kagan's Supreme Court Nomination

Kagan Courts Support On The Hill

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Kagan Courts Support On The Hill

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Sens. John Kerry (D-MA) and Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) announce their energy bill at a news conference with industry leaders in Washington on Wednesday. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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Environment

Senators Unveil Energy Bill Despite Setbacks

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Senators Unveil Energy Bill Despite Setbacks

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