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A crowd cheers as Republican Bob Turner appears on stage during an election night party on Tuesday in New York. The traditionally Democratic and Jewish district elected Turner, revealing the problems Obama may have with political strongholds in the 2012 election. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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N.Y. Special Election Shows Obama's Trials To Come

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Spat Badly Drawn Boy
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Ford Crown Victorias sit in a parking lot outside a police station in Chicago. Sales of the Crown Victoria climbed 140 percent in August as police departments stockpiled the popular fleet vehicle before Ford ended its production this week. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Beloved Car Of Cops And Cabbies Meets Its End

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A Celtic Cure: Soldiers Use Hurling To Heal After War

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Amazing Grace Dropkick Murphys
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Waking Up Weird Royal Bangs
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Mike Toomey (foreground), former chief of staff to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, watches primary election returns with other staffers in Austin in 2006. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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In Texas, Perry's Vaccine Mandate Provoked Anger

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I Lu Kron Ginger Baker Trio
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Venezuelan Know-How Fuels Rise Of Colombian Oil

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There Will Be Blood/Proven Lands Original Soundtrack
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