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Chicago attorney Tom Hayward suffered a raging infection after a prostate biopsy. He had to be hospitalized, but has since recovered.

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Influential Panel Gives Thumbs Down To Routine Prostate Cancer Test

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Protesters opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad burn an effigy of him during Friday prayers in Tripoli, Lebanon.

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Russia Delivers Stern Warning To Ally Syria

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Aman Mojadidi, who grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to Afghanistan in 2003 because he thought his homeland was finally on the mend. The guerrilla artist is also known as the Jihadi Gangsta, and he has provoked controversy and laughter with his work.

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In Afghanistan, Performance Artist Packs Up His Bling

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon as he hosts the 1985 Chicago Bears football team at the White House. The visit was a make-up trip for the Super Bowl XX champions, whose original reception was cancelled in 1986.

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1985 Chicago Bears Finally Get Their Due With White House Visit

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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks to Citadel cadets and supporters on campus Friday in Charleston, S.C. The former Massachusetts governor, known more for his business acumen than his foreign-policy experience, sought to show he has what it takes to be commander in chief.

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Romney Calls For A Bigger, Stronger Military

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John Wayne's family auctioned off his bathrobes.

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John Wayne Fans Go On Pilgrimage For Memorabilia

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