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A piece of the ruptured pipeline from last month's fatal accident in San Bruno, Calif., displayed in a laboratory at the National Transportation Safety Board's training center in Ashburn, Va. A preliminary NTSB report says a power failure led to a brief change in pipeline pressure but does not say that the pressure change caused the blast that killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes. Luis Alvarez/AP hide caption

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Answers Still Elusive In San Bruno Pipeline Blast

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Hypoxia Roots of Orchis
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Mortgage Paperwork Often Hard To Find

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Groovin' for Nat Donald Byrd
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Hip Jazz Bop: Batteries Not Included
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The Producer Lambchop
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Israel's separation barrier is seen along the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras Khamis on March 4, 2009. Residents say the final portions were completed two weeks ago. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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East Jerusalem Community Lives Divided Life

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Collect Call Metric
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In My Garage E.s.t.
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Goldwrap Esbjörn Svensson
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Analysis: Little Truth In Many Groups' Campaign Ads

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Lonely Man Bill Frisell
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A small study indicates that reading electronic books is up to 10.7 percent slower than an old-fashioned paper version. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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Wishing And Hoping: What iPad On Verizon Really Means

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Stone on the Water Badly Drawn Boy

Monica & David follows a young couple with Down syndrome through the early days of their married life -- and turns a keen eye on their parents' struggle to let them live a life of their own. Ali Codina/HBO hide caption

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'Monica And David,' Building A Life On Their Terms

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Topsfield State Fair Chris Brokaw
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Nicole Krauss is the author of The History of Love and Man Walks Into A Room. Her fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Harper's and Esquire. She lives with her husband, the writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in Brooklyn. Joyce Ravid hide caption

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Krauss' 'Great House' Built On 'Willful Uncertainty'

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