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David Chauvin Jr. lowers the oil boom while testing out the rigging. Matt Stamey/The Houma Courier hide caption

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Shrinking Coast, Expanding Oil: Shrimpers Clean Spill

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (right) talks with ranking Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions during the committee's vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Senate Committee Approves Kagan Nomination

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Malik Zulu Shabazz is chairman of the New Black Panther Party, which has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League. Manny Ceneta/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Media Stokes New Black Panther Story

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Angelina Jolie plays CIA agent Evelyn Salt in Salt, a would-be blockbuster. But Salt wasn't always a take-charge woman -- in the original script, the heroine was written as a hero to be played by Tom Cruise. Andrew Schwartz/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Heroine Chic: When Star Power Trumps Gender

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