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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the U.S. Chief of Mission Residence in Rangoon, Myanmar, earlier today (Dec. 1, 2011). Saul Loeb/Pool/AP hide caption

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Photo Of Clinton, Suu Kyi, Says It All

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President Obama marked World AIDS Day Thursday by announcing plans to boost U.S. efforts to fight AIDS at home and abroad. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Obama Embraces 'End of AIDS,' Promises To Accelerate HIV Treatment

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Fugazi's Ian MacKaye is releasing every performance his band ever did, and listeners can name their price. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Steady Diet Of Everything: The Fugazi Live Vault

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From left, GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney participate in the Fox News/Google GOP debate at the Orange County Convention Center in September. Since then, the candidates have gotten tougher on each other. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Candidates Step Up Attacks On Each Other

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President Obama received a warm welcome at Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa., Wednesday. A surge in Hispanic voters in that state could make his chances of winning it a little more likely. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama's Hope: A Younger, More Diverse Electorate

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Park Jong-kun's Twitter profile picture — which shows him against a backdrop of the North Korean flag — may violate South Korea's strict National Security Law. The 24-year-old South Korean is also under investigation for retweeting North Korean propaganda. Courtesy Park Jong-kun hide caption

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In South Korea, Old Law Leads To New Crackdown

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During a speech delivered Thursday in Toulon, France, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be announcing new measures to guarantee the future of Europe. Claude Paris/AP hide caption

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Sarkozy Lays Foundation For Reshaping The Eurozone

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, on the second day of the G20 Summit in France. Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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A European Solution Germany Can Feel Good About

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American novelist and journalist Norman Mailer poses for a photo on Oct. 1, 1970. Victor Drees/Getty Images hide caption

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Not Quite Norman: Living Up To A Literary Legacy

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Yellow: Gusts of 40 to 60 mph are likely. Orange: Gusts of 50 to 70 mph are likely. Red: Gusts of 60 to 80 mph are likely (and higher gusts have already been recorded). National Weather Service hide caption

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'Monster Winds' Roar Across Utah; California Also Whipped

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The Mamas and the Papas in England, 1967. Les Lee/Getty Images hide caption

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Dreaming Of 'California' From Far Away

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