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A new poll by the Pew Research Center shows a significant divergence on attitudes toward war and military service between members of the military and civilians.

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Gap Grows Between Military, Civilians On War

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The Simpsons is confronted with pressures that may require the voice cast to accept large pay cuts or face the possibility that the show won't continue at all.

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Do Rising Costs Have 'The Simpsons' On The Ropes?

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In 2005, death penalty opponents protest the impending execution of condemned inmate Frances Newton in Huntsville, Texas. Newton was convicted of killing her husband and two children in their Houston apartment. She was put to death by lethal injection on Sept. 14, 2005.

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In Texas, Perry Has Little Say In 'Ultimate Justice'

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. in August. Rubio's dispute with Univision has provoked a boycott of the network's presidential debate.

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Rubio's Veep Prospects Could Be Fueling Boycott Of GOP Debate

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Daniel Shechtman (left) discusses the quasicrystal's structure with collaborators in 1985, just months after shaking the foundations of materials science. Shechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for chemistry.

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Nobel-Winning Chemist Fought Hard For Acceptance

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions from the media after speaking about concussions Monday at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons in Washington, D.C.

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Can That Mouth Guard Really Prevent A Concussion?

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Jeffrey Eugenides is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Middlesex. His 1993 novel, The Virgin Suicides, was adapted for film by director Sofia Coppola.

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Eugenides Spins A Modern Kind Of 'Marriage Plot'

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As visitors lined up outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the justices grappled with the question of when churches might be exempt from certain federal laws.

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Supreme Court Considers Disabilities Act Dispute

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Civil rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth, hailed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courage and energy, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 89.

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Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy wants to experiment with gang injunction "safety zones."

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'Safety Zone' Bans Meetings Of Alleged Gang Members

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Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who walks the Camino de Santiago, a historical pilgrimage across northern Spain. Along the way, he sprinkles the ashes of his son, who died on the 500-mile route.

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Sheen And Estevez Do Movies The Father-Son 'Way'

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Steve Jobs holds up an iPhone at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in June 2010.

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Apple Visionary Steve Jobs Dies At 56

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