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Matthew Carter, a type designer MacArthur Fellow, at his home in Cambridge, Mass. Anysley Floyd/Getty Images/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Among New MacArthur 'Geniuses': Marine Biologist, Type Designer, TV Show Creator

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Smoke rises after NATO aircraft conduct an airstrike near the Arghandab River, south of Senjeray village, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, where U.S. commanders had identified as insurgent positions, Sept. 11, 2010. As the U.S. cracks down on insurgents in Afghanistan, survivors flee to safe havens across the border in Pakistan. Now, the U.S. is ramping up strikes on Pakistan's lawless border region. Todd Pittman/AP hide caption

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U.S. Airstrikes Target Afghan Insurgents' Safe Havens

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Rick Meyerowitz's The Mona Gorilla was featured on the cover of the National Lampoon's March 1971 issue. Courtesy of National Lampoon Inc. hide caption

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Brilliant To Dead: The High Art Of 'Lampoon' Satire

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Jars full of medical marijuana are seen at Sunset Junction medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles in May. As of the end of September, the dispensary was still open. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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How Many L.A. Pot Clinics Will Survive Crackdown?

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South Koreans at the Seoul Railway Station watch Tuesday as a TV news program shows a portrait of Kim Jong Un. The youngest son of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il is being groomed as the country's next leader, but little is known about him. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Tough Transition Awaits N. Korean Heir-Apparent

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Some landlords have eased their credit standards to allow people with credit blemishes from foreclosures to rent apartments -- a practice that was largely taboo in the past. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Landlords More Lenient On Credit Histories

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Marina Diamandis of Marina and The Diamonds performs live at the Reading Festival on August 27, 2010 in Reading, England. Simone Joyner/Getty Images hide caption

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Hey Ladies: Pop Stars Vs. Role Models

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