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Warren Spector talks to journalists on October 27, 2010 during Paris Games week. Franck Fife/Getty hide caption

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'Epic Mickey' Takes Disney's Mouse Into A Video Game 'Wasteland'

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'Epic Mickey' Takes Disney's Mouse Into A Video Game 'Wasteland'

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Service members handcuffed themselves to the White House fence during an April protest for gay rights. The potential repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy barring openly gay troops from serving raises practical questions about housing and fairness for the Pentagon. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Potential 'Don't Ask' Repeal Raises Practical Questions

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Luther Vandross' legendary voice has been called "flawless" and "as smooth as silk." Scott Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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50 Great Voices

Luther Vandross: The Velvet Voice

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Luther Vandross: The Velvet Voice

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The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Erskine Bowles (left) and Alan Simpson (right), listen to President Obama deliver a speech in the Rose Garden of the White House. The commission will release its report on how to reduce the nation's debt this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Ghosts Of Debts Past, Present And Future

Solving Federal Debt Crisis Hinges On Compromises

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Solving Federal Debt Crisis Hinges On Compromises

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Colin Firth stars as the shy, stammer-prone Albert, Duke of York — the future King George VI — with Helena Bonham Carter as his determinedly optimistic duchess, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and future Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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For A 'King's Speech,' Commoner Helps Find A Voice

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Stand And Deliver: Speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), King George VI (Colin Firth) and Queen Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) prepare for the king's national address. hide caption

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Colin Firth: This King's 'Speech' Had A Different Ring

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