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Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, center, is surrounded by bodyguards in his hometown, the Shiite city of Najaf, Iraq, Jan. 6. Hundreds of raucous supporters celebrated the return of the firebrand Iraqi cleric Thursday after his emergence from four years of exile in Iran. Alaa al-Marjani/AP hide caption

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Back From Exile, Sadr Vows To Resist U.S., Help Iraqis

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Mark Brown (left) and senior curator Bob Glotzhober remove the tail from the Conway mastodon at the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus on Thursday. The museum has set up a webcam, where people can see the process in real time. Mark Duncan/AP hide caption

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10,000-Year-Old Mastodon Skeleton On The Move

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DANCE OF THE REED PIPES THE TUBADOURS
SYMPHONIE FOR WOODWIND QUINTET: POCO PRESTO CAPELLA ENSEMBLE
THE RIGHTS OF MAN BARRY PHILLIPS AND FRIENDS
PARADISE PETE FOUNTAIN

Wolfgang Puck contributes leftovers from his post-Oscars Governors Ball gala to Angel Harvest, a nonprofit that delivers edible leftovers from businesses to places like shelters, food pantries and soup kitchens. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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L.A. Effort Matches Leftover Food With The Hungry

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Practice apartment babies were held to a strict, scientifically engineered diet by their student "mothers." Courtesy of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library hide caption

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'Practice Babies': An Outdated Practice, Rediscovered

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Gigue and Musette Lou Harrison
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A bicyclist rides by a Barnes and Noble bookstore in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Digital Divide Propels Barnes & Noble Past Rival

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Tammi Terrell: Remembering Motown's Lost Star

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President Obama listens as newly appointed White House Chief of Staff William Daley speaks in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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William Daley: 'The Brains' Of A Political Family

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Vicar Street Tord Gustavsen Trio
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This image, from a video feed from a remote submarine, shows BP's Macondo well leaking natural gas on May 12, 2010. A new study concludes that the vast quantity of methane gas that spewed from the well in the Gulf of Mexico was rapidly eaten by bacteria. BP PLC/AP hide caption

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Study Finds Bacteria Ate Most Methane From BP Well

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A wild horse at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland. The horses on the island are not given supplemental food or vet care, but the National Park Service darts its mares with a birth control vaccine to help reduce the size of the herd. Serri Graslie/NPR hide caption

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Government Reins In Wild Horses Using Birth Control

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