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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at a rally in Denver on Tuesday. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservatives Worry Romney's Vision Is Cloudy

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A Mitt Romney supporter holds up a sign showing her love for Romney and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow at a rally for the GOP presidential candidate at Arapahoe High School this week in Centennial, Colo. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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After Glum Night, Romney May Find Signs Of Hope In Colorado Swing County

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A bank-owned foreclosed home is offered for sale in Las Vegas. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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States Debate Foreclosure Robo-Signing Settlement

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Lejos Cerca Pacha Massive
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Liang Sicheng, known as the father of modern Chinese architecture, lobbied Mao Zedong to preserve ancient buildings in Beijing. Despite efforts to have his former courtyard home in Beijing preserved as a cultural relic, it was recently demolished. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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China's Demolition Derby Turns History Into Rubble

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Take Your Chances The Black Seeds
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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe, taken in 2010, shows the Yongbyon nuclear complex in North Korea. The Institute for Science and International Security monitors satellite images for updates to nuclear facilities. DigtialGlobe/AP hide caption

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A New Weapon Against Nukes: Social Media

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Mesi Bon Die Featuring: Lionel Loueke Jowee Omicil

Mother and calf common dolphins are transported to the beach by a team from the International Fund for Animal Welfare and the New England Aquarium before being released back into Cape Cod Bay on Jan. 14. So far, area rescuers have counted 147 dolphin strandings this winter alone. Julia Cumes/AP hide caption

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Beached Dolphins Keep Cape Cod Rescuers Busy

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This map shows what the Earth's landmass looked like in the Precambrian Era, about 738 million years ago. Chris Scotese/University of Texas at Arlington hide caption

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'Amasia': The Next Supercontinent?

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Might as Well Whistle Ant Neely
Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Bella Donna Chapel in McKinney, Texas, on Wednesday. Rex C. Curry/Associated Press hide caption

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Buoyant Santorum Takes Campaign To Texas — And Corrals Some Perry People

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Funky Back Home [Original Live Version] Dubtribe Sound System
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Son of Thirteen Pat Metheny Trio
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George Eason, an attendance agent with Detroit Public Schools, sets out to visit homes and check in with parents about school attendance. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Detroit Schools' No. 1 Mission: Getting Kids To Class

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Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You The Jimmy Castor Bunch
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Residents attend a burial ceremony of what activists say are victims of shelling by the Syrian army in the Khalidiya neighborhood in Homs on Feb. 4. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Restive Syrian City, Signs Of Sectarian Violence

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Time Version [*] Easy Star All-Stars
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Entre dos Aguas Paco de Lucía

Russian feminist collective Pussy Riot stages a protest in Moscow's Red Square against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Members were arrested and detained briefly after their mid-January protest. Pussy Riot hide caption

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In Russia, Punk-Rock Riot Girls Rage Against Putin

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In Antarctica, Russian scientists posed at the site where they say they've drilled through to Lake Vostok. The sign indicates that the breakthrough happened on Feb. 5, 2012. Russia's Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring hide caption

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Russians Claim To Have Punched Through To Antarctic 'Subglacial Lake'

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State of a Dream Dreamers of the Ghetto
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