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Teens walk past a closed oyster business last week in Golden Meadow, La. A number of Louisiana fishermen have had to close because of economic conditions blamed on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Nearly a year after the spill, hundreds of lawsuits are slowly moving through the courts. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Legal Drama Over Gulf Oil Spill Could Last Years

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So Long The Big Sleep
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Thule The Album Leaf
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In a Safe Place
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Bullfights on Broadway Tommy Guerrero
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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

A sign that reads "recall" hangs on a statue in front of the Wisconsin state Capitol last month in Madison. In the state Senate, as many as 16 senators — Republicans and Democrats alike — could face recall elections this year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Wisconsin, Efforts To Recall Senators Gain Steam

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Protesters gather at the Ohio Statehouse on April 9 to help launch the campaign to get a referendum on Ohio's Senate Bill 5, which curtails public workers' collective bargaining rights. Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

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Fight For Ohio Union Rights Turns To The Ballot Box

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General Hospital (Girl in the White Coat) Ray Martin
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Favourite TV Themes/Favourite TV Themes, Vol. 2
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Calle 7 Bill Frisell & Vinicius Cantuária
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A man prays after receiving ashes during an Ash Wednesday Mass at Pro-Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Newark, N.J., March 9. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Beyond Bunnies: The Real Meaning Of Easter Season

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Mobile Parts 1 & 2 Glenn Kotche
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Trouble Cordovan
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Female prostitutes walk the streets of the red light district, Vila Mimosa, in Rio de Janeiro in 2009. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil Aims To Clean Up Image Ahead Of Games

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Another Day [Revised] The Album Leaf
Camper Giorno Chris Speed's yeah NO
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The King James Bible, published in 1611, celebrates its 400th birthday this year. Above, a 1754 illustration depicts a group of robed translators presenting a bible to King James I. The king commissioned the new translation in 1604, and for the next seven years, 47 scholars and theologians worked through the Bible line by line. Illustration by George E. Kruger/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Hallelujah! At Age 400, King James Bible Still Reigns

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Turn! Turn! Turn! The Byrds
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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

Japanese performers dance at a temple in the tsunami-devastated area of Rikuzentakata, Japan, on April 17. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Celebrate The Dead Amid A Town's Ruins

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Sougen, Kaze, Zoukibayashi Jonny Greenwood
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Frogs on Ice Darol Anger & Mike Marshall
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Spankin' It Swamp Rat

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Steely Dan Engineer Roger Nichols Dies At Age 66

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Hey 19 Steely Dan
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Perfection In Performance
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