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U.S. Marines wait for the beginning of the dedication ceremony of the National Museum of the Marine Corps in November 2006 in Quantico, Va. For more than 200 years, the Marine Corps has been hitting the beaches. But over the past decade, the Marines have operated like a smaller Army in Iraq and Afghanistan, far from the water's edge. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security

Marines Need To Regain 'Maritime Soul,' Gates Says

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Marines Need To Regain 'Maritime Soul,' Gates Says

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Food safety experts traced the salmonella outbreak to Wright County Egg, near Galt, Iowa, which is one of two companies whose eggs are believed to have been contaminated. More than 500 million eggs have been recalled. Nirmalendu Majumdar/AP hide caption

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Tracing Salmonella: Find Out Who Eats What, Where

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A salesman hands a customer a Mega Millions ticket in a New York deli last August. Despite the recession, national lottery sales were up $1 billion over the past year. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Your Money

More People Buying Lottery Tickets Despite Recession

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More People Buying Lottery Tickets Despite Recession

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A 52-foot statue of a man is set on fire during the final day of the Burning Man festival, held each year in Black Rock City, Nev. This year's lineup features the premiere of a new rock opera based on the festival itself. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

Opera Ignites At This Year's Burning Man Festival

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Opera Ignites At This Year's Burning Man Festival

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New Millennial Homes designed this ranch house for Jim and Cheryl Waggoner in Tampa Bay, Fla. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Aging At Home: Helping Seniors Stay Put

Building Homes to Age In

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Building Homes to Age In

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Soul Rebels Brass Band's latest album is called No Place Like Home. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

The Music Of New Orleans, After The Storm

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The Music Of New Orleans, After The Storm

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