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Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, photographed at his home in October 2009, was indicted on federal charges of communicating classified nuclear weapons data. Heather Clark/AP hide caption

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Loved Lasers, Lost: Venezuelan Nuclear Spy Accused

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On Hemingway's Whiskey, Kenny Chesney says he feels like a different artist and a different person. Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment hide caption

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Kenny Chesney: Hemingway And Country Music

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Dark And Deadly: In a taut new thriller, Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds) gets buried alive by kidnappers. Bob Mondello notes that director Rodrigo Cortes is just the latest to explore a subgenre that includes several cinematic classics. Lionsgate hide caption

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Frame Jobs: 'Buried' And Other Boxed-In Stories

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Russian councilman Jean Gregoire Sagbo speaks in the administration office in Novozavidovo, a village 60 miles north of Moscow, on July 20. As the first black man elected to public office in Russian history, he has been nicknamed Russia’s Obama, something he’s not too pleased about. Sergey Ponomarev/AP hide caption

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First Black Elected Official Defies Racism In Russia

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Thomas Was Happy. 'Come Along. Come Along,' He Puffed: It's been 65 years since Thomas the Tank Engine first chugged into the hearts of young readers in 1945. From picture books, to a stop-animation TV series, to CGI-animated DVDs and an iPhone app -- the adventures of the plucky blue steam locomotive have entertained generations of young train enthusiasts. Reginald Payne hide caption

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Full Steam Ahead: Thomas The Tank Engine Turns 65

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