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Harry Potter fans enter Borders at Time Warner Center to purchase their copy of the book Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows on July 20, 2007, in New York City. Two hundred Borders stores will close soon as part of the company's Chapter 11 filing. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images hide caption

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Filing For Bankruptcy, Borders Hits Troubled Times

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Rain DJ Center
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Trend Is Your Friend Vinson Valega
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Streets and homes close to Wimmera River flooded on Jan. 18, 2011, in Horsham, Australia. Residents and emergency crews sandbagged properties, and evacuations were ordered in the town in preparation for the worst flooding in more than 200 years. Researchers now have data that links global warming to specific weather events. Richard Kendall/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers Link Extreme Rains To Global Warming

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett fields media questions during a news conference on Tuesday in Harrisburg. He said he's removing a number of state employees as a result of an investigation into a Philadelphia clinic where abortions were performed. Bradley C. Bower/AP hide caption

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Pa. Employees Fired In Wake Of Abortion Scandal

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Baba Drame Bill Frisell
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Thieves in the Temple Herbie Hancock

Tunisian immigrants stand in front of a detention center on the Italian island of Lampedusa on Feb. 14. Roberto Salomone /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Waves Of Migrants From African Unrest Land In Italy

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Fumes Aesop Rock
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Voice of the Lobster Clothesline Revival
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Old-school: Excerpts from Wagner's The Ring cycle on 8-track. Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL via Getty Images hide caption

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8-Track Tapes Belong In A Museum

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Blackbird The Beatles
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People in sleeping bags hold a vigil at the state Capitol as testimony at a hearing on the budget continues into the wee hours on Wednesday. Craig Schreiner/Wisconsin State Journal hide caption

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Union Changes In Wisconsin Spark Protests

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Ela Garotas Suecas
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On the West Tommy Guerrero
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Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao and "Sugar" Shane Mosley pose after a New York press conference for their upcoming May 7 fight. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Manny Pacquiao: Boxer Who Packs A Political Punch

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Joanne Siegel (center) at the 1976 Comic Con in San Diego with her husband, Jerry Siegel, the co-creator of Superman, and daughter Laura. Joanne was the inspiration for Clark Kent's love interest Lois Lane. She died Feb. 12. Alan Light hide caption

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Joanne Siegel, Model For Lois Lane, Dies At 93

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Love Theme from Superman London Symphony Orchestra -- John Williams
Look of Love [Madison Park vs Lenny B Remix] Nina Simone
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Gatillo (Trigger Revisited) Calexico
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Adele: An Unforgettable Voice, Timeless At 22

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Someone Like You Adele
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Waking Up Weird Royal Bangs
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