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Solyndra's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. The solar energy company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Aug. 31. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Political Divide At Congressional Hearing On Solyndra

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Everything Falls Apart The One AM Radio
Dream Song Erik Friedlander

A fighter loyal to the Transitional National Council sits with money that has been donated to pay fighters at a checkpoint outside Bani Walid, Libya, on Monday. It was widely feared that ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi and his supporters spirited away much of the country's wealth. But those fears have yet to materialize, as Libya's central bank holdings appear to remain largely intact. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Libya's Bankers: Treasury Protected From Plunder

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Wednesday. Jill Nance/AP hide caption

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Perry Focuses On Faith At Christian University

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Darryl St. George, a Navy corpsman, walks along a mud compound wall in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. Next month will mark 10 years for U.S. forces in Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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As Wars Drag On, U.S. Interest Wanes

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The Economic Catastrophe That Germany Can't Forget

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Water mixed with gasoline accumulated in the Zerega's pizzeria parking lot last month in Windham, N.Y. More than a dozen towns in Vermont and at least three in New York were cut off, with roads and bridges washed out by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Post-Irene Cleanup May Damage Environment

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The End of All Rivers Bruce Cockburn
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Chucho Valdes, the 2011 winner of the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album, performs earlier this year at a Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. That award was eliminated in April; starting next year, Valdes and other Latin jazz musicians will compete in the Best Jazz Album category. Barbara Zanon/Getty Images hide caption

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Latin Jazz Musicians File Suit Against The Grammys

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President Obama speaks Wednesday at North Carolina State University in Raleigh about the American Jobs Act. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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On The Road, Obama Faces Mixed Reaction Over Jobs

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Labor activist Liu Ping (center) has unleashed a wave of candidates in the latest round of local elections. Here, she and two other campaigners hold a banner that declares, "Fighting fake [things] should start with elections. One person, one vote will change China." Courtesy of Liu Ping hide caption

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Tweeting To Electoral Victory In China? Maybe Not

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Police arrested rapper Colson Baker, also known as Machine Gun Kelly, when he refused to get off a table during a flash mob event at a mall in Ohio. YouTube hide caption

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Police Learn New 'Beats' To Stop Flash Mobs Gone Bad

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