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In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the U.S. military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a suspected plotter in the Sept. 11 attacks, attends his arraignment at the U.S. Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba, on June 5, 2008. The trial for the five suspects is expected to begin sometime in the next few months. Janet Hamlin/AP hide caption

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Sept. 11 Case A Litmus Test For Military Commissions

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Canyon in the Rain Jonathan Wilson
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Then-Sen. Rick Santorum is interviewed after a debate with his Democratic challenger, Bob Casey, in 2006. Santorum later lost the Senate seat to Casey. Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press hide caption

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Spotlight Shines On Late Riser Rick Santorum

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French-made breast implants produced by the Poly Implant Prothese company have been found to be faulty and are at the heart of a growing health scandal. Sebastien Nogier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fears Grow Over Faulty French-Made Breast Implants

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Let Yourself Go (Come On) Amy LaVere
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3 + 5 = 4 Ernie Watts
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On The Tea Party's Facebook page, bassist Stuart Chatwood, guitarist Jeff Martin and drummer Jeff Burrows describe their music as having "blues, progressive rock, Indian and Middle Eastern influences." Dave Torbett/ hide caption

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This Tea Party ROCKS! And Wants To Cash In

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Revolting Children Matilda
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Richard Cordray, incoming head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stands offstage after President Obama spoke about the economy in Ohio on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Consumer Czar: 'This Is A Valid Appointment'

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Right On Track Liftoff
Fly and Unfold Christian Pabst

A container ship prepares to leave the Port of Miami in 2010. Plans are under way to deepen the port to 50 feet to attract bigger ships coming from the Panama Canal, but they've recently been put on hold after environmental groups filed a petition. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The Race To Dig Deeper Ports For Bigger Cargo Ships

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Boy Who Dreamed Marc Carroll
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March of the Masses Tommy Guerrero
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An adult Ozark hellbender is typically brown or green with black markings that help it blend in with its rocky river-bottom habitat. Jeff Briggler/Missouri Department of Conservation hide caption

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Zoo Crafts Love Nest To Save Ozark's Salamanders

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Not Dead Yet: On July 3, 1935, the Kalakala started daily ferry service between Seattle and Bremerton, Wash. Today, it sits unused in a nearby Tacoma dock. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Sinking Ship? Saving The Historic Kalakala Ferry

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