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Cloned cows on a farm outside Austin, Texas, in 2005. British food safety officials are trying to determine how a bull from the embryo of a cloned U.S. cow came to be slaughtered and eaten in Britain. Thomas Terry/AP hide caption

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'Cloned Beef' On Store Shelves Causes Stir In Britain

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Nidji's "Laskar Pelangi" has been described as the most listener-friendly song in Indonesia. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Spin: Indonesia's Hit Is Nidji's 'Laskar Pelangi'

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Eighty years ago, on Aug. 7, 1930, Lawrence Beitler took what would become the most iconic photograph of lynching in America. Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith were lynched in the town center of Marion, Ind., for allegedly murdering a white factory worker, Claude Deeter, and raping his companion, Mary Ball. But the case was never solved. Lawrence Beitler/Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Strange Fruit: Anniversary Of A Lynching

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Shoe companies claim that toning shoes can sculpt your legs and reduce the girth of your backside while you walk — but at least two new studies suggest such claims are untrue. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Research Calls Into Question 'Toning Shoe' Benefits

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada gestures during a news conference on Thursday, the last day before the Senate's summer recess. The majority Democrats were determined not to leave empty-handed, as both parties gird for potentially game-changing midterm elections. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In The End, Few Bills Break Through Senate Gridlock

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Icelandic singer Bjork is as famous for her eccentric outfits as she is for her transcendent voice. Bernhard Kristin/ILC hide caption

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Bjork: A Celestial Voice

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