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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.