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Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles. Krista Kennell /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As L.A. Probes Sex Abuse Charges, Staff Replaced At Elementary School

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Parent Tina Perez is concerned that the Detroit school system is not improving quickly enough. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Detroit To Parents: Time To Get Involved In Education

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Haitians suffering from cholera symptoms rest at the treatment center in Mirebalais, a dusty town north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, last June. The cholera epidemic in Haiti began in Mirebalais, believed to be the result of overflowing bathrooms from a nearby U.N. compound. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Can Vaccines Break Cholera's Deadly Hold On Haiti?

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M.I.A.'s now famous finger during halftime of the Super Bowl. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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Flipping 'The Bird' Just Isn't Obscene Anymore, Law Professor Argues

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Composer Paul Mealor is searching for a voice that can hit a low E --circled in this fragment from his latest piece, De Profundis. Paul Mealor hide caption

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Super Bass: Can You Hit This Note?

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A new federal policy would require most employers, including Catholic hospitals and universities, to include birth control in their employees' health insurance. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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White House: 'Ways To Resolve' Contraception Issue

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Firefighters battle a blaze from a shake-and-bake meth lab explosion in Franklin County, Mo., on Jan. 29, 2010. Anonymous/Franklin County Sheriff's Department /AP hide caption

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'Shake-And-Bake' Meth Causes Uptick In Burn Victims

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Relatives of Abdelwahab Zaydoun, a 27-year-old Moroccan who set himself on fire to protest his unemployment and died from his burns, react to his death in Casablanca last month. A year after street protests in Morocco prompted some reforms, Moroccans remain discontent with the gap between rich and poor, and the slow strides toward democracy. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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In Morocco, The Arab Spring's Mixed Bounty

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American comedy duo Jerry Lewis (left) and Dean Martin (right) with the English playwright and actor Noel Coward at an unknown location in 1953. Lewis and Martin were famous for their cabaret acts in the 1940s and 1950s. R. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Cabaret Wanes As The Oak Room Is Felled

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Created by liberal Christians, the YouTube video "Tea Party Jesus" is a spoof on conservative politics. AmericanValuesNet/YouTube hide caption

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A Pulpit For The Masses: YouTube, Christians Click

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