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Ryan Gressett (left) and Todd Schilla (right) pilot a remotely operated vehicle into the Gulf of Mexico with the goal of placing a small pollution containment chamber to contain an oil leak. U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley/AP hide caption

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Robots Provide Undersea Eyes, Hands In Gulf Spill

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Flags mark off the area in the forest where the workers' shanty stood. Guy Raz/NPR hide caption

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Fates Of Irish Workers Sealed In Mass Grave

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The Hold Steady's fifth album, Heaven Is Whatever, tackles themes of struggle and reward. Mark Seliger hide caption

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The Hold Steady: Smart Lyrics And Rock Riffs

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