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A gas station in Berlin, Vt., sold gas for $3.72 on Feb. 16. On average, regular gas is going for $3.60 a gallon nationwide. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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What's Behind The Recent Hike In Gas Prices?

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An employee packs a customer's takeout order at a Panda Express restaurant in Los Angeles. Fred Prouser/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Panda Express Takes Sweet And Sour Beyond The Food Court

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Barney Rosset paid $3,000 for Grove Press in 1951. Then he used the company to help tear down American obscenity laws of the 1950s and '60s. Rosset Archives/AP hide caption

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Publishing Pioneer Barney Rosset Dies At 89

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The Grave Digger team of monster trucks, considered to be one of the most influential monster trucks of all time, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary and racing in the United States Hot Rod Association (USHRA) Monster Jam series. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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'We Crush The Cars': Inside The Monster Truck Arena

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The Supreme Court heard arguments over whether it should be a crime to lie about receiving military medals. Here replicas of the medals hang at the Medal of Honor Museum. Bruce Smith/AP hide caption

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Is A Lie Just Free Speech, Or Is It A Crime?

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Ethnic Tibetan pilgrims walk on a road during Tibetan New Year in Langmusixiang, Sichuan province, in western China, Feb. 22. Celebrations are subdued in the Tibetan areas of China this year, after a string of self-immolations and protest against Chinese control. Carlos Barria/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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On Tibetan Plateau, A Sense Of Constant Surveillance

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama listen as a choir performs during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Takes New Approach To Black Voters For 2012

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A still from Fishing Without Nets. Writer-director Cutter Hodierene cast Somali refugees and militia fighters in his short film about a fisherman who is drawn by need into piracy. Sundance Film Festival hide caption

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A Pirate's Perspective In 'Fishing Without Nets'

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