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President Obama delivered remarks before signing legislation that will provide business tax credits to help put veterans back to work on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Hands-Off Approach To The Supercommittee

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Yo-Yo Ma's latest Americana exploration features his work with mandolinist Chris Thile, bassist Edgar Meyer and fiddler Stuart Duncan. Jeremy Cowart hide caption

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Yo-Yo Ma's Bluegrass-Inspired 'Goat Rodeo'

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (foreground), the No. 3 Republican in the House, speaks while Majority Leader Eric Cantor listens. McCarthy has made it clear that he wants the health overhaul law repealed. But conservative lawmakers in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif., are accepting federal money to expand Medicaid. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Calif. GOP Quietly Embraces Medicaid Expansion

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A power struggle between Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (right) and the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left, in portrait) is growing. There are signs that Khamenei may want to eliminate the presidency and replace it with the less powerful position of prime minister. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iran, Secret Plans To Abolish The Presidency?

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Spraying the Declaration of Independence (John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence"). jockohomo.tumblr.com hide caption

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'Casually Pepper Spraying Cop' Meme Takes Off

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