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A Palestinian flag is raised in front of European Union headquarters in Brussels on Monday. The Palestinians are expected to seek statehood at the United Nations next week. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian Plan Puts U.S. In A Bind

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Anthony Owens (right) repairs the roof of a tornado-damaged home with James Davis (left) and Dwain Payne on July 30 in Joplin, Mo. All three men came up from Mobile, Ala., looking for work after the May 22 tornado that devastated Joplin, killing 160 people and destroying 7,500 homes and as many as 500 businesses. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Businesses In Joplin, Mo., Find Economic Opportunity

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Star Crossed James Farm
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Doctors Counter Vaccine Fears In Pacific Northwest

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Happy With You The Bewitched Hands
I ALREADY HAVE A HUSBAND balafon marimba ensemble
Revolting Children Matilda
Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9) [Variatio 8. a 2 Clav.] Rosalyn Tureck
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Citizen Welles: Tyro filmmaker Orson Welles' bigger-than-life movie debut was hailed in some quarters as groundbreaking, damned in others as slanderous. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Citizen Kane' At 70: Film School In A Box For The Serious Cinephile

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Interloper Pell Mell

The nation's poverty rate rose last year to 15.1 percent, up from 14.3 in 2009, according to a new report from the Census Bureau. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Census: 2010 Saw Poverty Rate Increase, Income Drop

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Photographers Capture Evolving Face Of Poverty

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Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests pose in front of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday. A group representing the victims is asking the world court to investigate top Vatican officials over the clerical sex abuse scandal. Rob Keeris/AP hide caption

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Clerical Abuse Victims Seek Justice At World Court

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Minor Blues Kurt Rosenwinkel
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Mystery Miles Davis
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Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf testifies before the supercommittee on Tuesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A Potential Superhero For The Supercommittee

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Singer-songwriter Christopher Owens (left) and bassist-producer Chet "JR" White are the core members of Girls. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Girls: Rock As Religion

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POBIN POA SI LI TAN - POA SI LI TAN - POBIN POA SI LI TAN GAMBANG KROMONG

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Ebert: A 'Life' Still Being Lived, And Fully

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Boy Who Dreamed Marc Carroll
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Church Pants Hail Mary Mallon
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Harmonielehre: Part III John Adams
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Lightning Song Queens of the Stone Age
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