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President Obama shakes hands with President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea during talks in Seoul on Thursday. Beneath the friendly photo-op, failure to conclude a free-trade pact between the two countries portends trouble for the G-20 summit. Jung Yeon-je /AP/Pool hide caption

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Deep Divisions On Display At G-20 Summit

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A homeowner fills out a form to request mortgage information at a Fannie Mae Mortgage Help Center in Culver City, Calif. Politicians and economists are debating the merits of a grand plan to offer many homeowners the opportunity to refinance. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Mass-Refinancing Plan Has Doubters

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Big Or Small, It's The Same Physics: A lion drinks by touching its tongue to the water surface and then drawing it up rapidly. That forms a small column of water in the air the cat can catch in its mouth. The bigger the cat, the slower the lapping. Timm Schamberger/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pet Physics: The Uncanny Lapping Of Cats

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More than 330 titles are spread across 13 discs for Next Stop Is Vietnam, an ambitious anthology of music inspired by the Vietnam War. Courtesy of Bear Family hide caption

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'Next Stop Is Vietnam': A War In Song

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Security at airports like Duesseldorf International Airport in Germany was stepped up after the foiled cargo bomb plot was revealed. U.S. intelligence officials say the plot reveals that al-Qaida's central leadership is cooperating more with the group's affiliates. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Al-Qaida, Affiliates Show Greater Coordination

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Sgt. Major Yolanda Mayo is a Marine reservist who has done three tours of duty in Iraq as a public affairs officer. Even though it was a constant juggling act, she says, she's proud of her service. "You can kind of have it all -- you can be a mom, you can be a wife, and you can be a Marine, a soldier, an airman, whatever you choose," she says. Chris Bickford for NPR hide caption

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Female Veterans Bond Over Serving In Combat

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The Complete Mother's Best Recordings compiles Hank Williams' radio performances from 1951, including all the in-between banter and antiquated advertisements. Colin Escott hide caption

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Hank Williams' Radio Magic On 'Mother's Best Recordings'

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