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Ken Kesey, the late author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, in California in 1984. Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis hide caption

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Kesey's 'Cuckoo's Nest' Still Flying At 50

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One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest [Closing Theme] Jack Nitzsche
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Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., has worked for years on a bill to ban Congress from insider trading. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress May Back Ban On Its Own Insider Trading

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The knighthood of Fred Goodwin (shown here in 2007), former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has been "canceled and annulled," the British government announced Tuesday. Under Goodwin's leadership, the bank nearly collapsed in 2008, leading to $70 billion bailout by British taxpayers and outrage over his large pension. Danny Lawson/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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Sir No More: Former Bank Chief Stripped Of Title

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I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier Mama Robert Randolph
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Just Ain't Me Tommy Guerrero
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A crew of linemen working for Puget Sound Energy remove a power pole that fell down after a tree covered in ice fell on a transmission line near a substation in January in Olympia, Wash. Weather and tree branches cause 40 percent of power outages in the U.S. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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If Power Lines Fall, Why Don't They Go Underground?

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Aguilas and Cobras Brownout
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Slinky Spring Milt The Kudzu Ranch

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (left), and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., discuss superPACs Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Democrats Call For SuperPAC Probe

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As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama was never far from his BlackBerry. New financial disclosures show the Obama campaign is reigniting its digital outreach this campaign season. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Obama Fundraising Shows Focus on New Technologies

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Rock Island Line Ringo Starr
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Activists on both sides of the abortion issue attend a vigil outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 23. The vigil was held to mark the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Anti-abortion groups plan to push several bills this year that would restrict abortions. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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Abortion Debate Likely To Heat Up In 2012

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TAKE THE A TRAIN DUKE ELLINGTON

Fans in Tom Brady and Eli Manning jerseys sit before a November game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants in Foxborough, Mass. Heading into a Super Bowl rematch, neighboring Connecticut's fans are split between the teams. Winslow Townson/AP hide caption

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Super Split: Bowl Has Connecticut At War With Itself

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'Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Dies At 75

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Ooo Baby Baby Aretha Franklin & Smokey Robinson
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