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J.W. Marriott dines with his son Bill in a Hot Shoppe in March 1969. The elder Marriott was close to Mitt Romney's father, George. Dennis Brack /Landov hide caption

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Family Ties To Marriott Heirs Pay Off For Romney

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A little brown bat with white-nose syndrome hangs in Greeley Mine, Vt., in March 2009. The disease is spreading across the country, currently affecting bat populations in 19 states. Marvin Moriarty/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service hide caption

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White-Nose Syndrome: A Scourge In The Bat Caves

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Kerry Washington plays Olivia Pope on ABC's new drama, Scandal. Danny Feld/ABC hide caption

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Kerry Washington On Bringing Washington 'Scandal' To TV

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Kurds in Syria overwhelmingly oppose the current Syrian regime but have been hesitant to join in the fighting. Here, Kurds wave the Kurdish flag as they rally against the government in the northern city of Qamishli, Syria, on March 21. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With A Dose Of Caution, Kurds Oppose Syrian Regime

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Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy rally on Jan. 27 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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NYPD's Stop-And-Frisk Tactics Targeted By Critics

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Benjamin Crump (right), the attorney for Trayvon Martin's family, is joined by the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jessie Jackson at a protest in Sanford, Fla., last week. Crump has enlisted the help of prominent civil rights activists to draw attention to the case. Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images hide caption

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How Lawyer Got Nation Talking About Trayvon Martin

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The Passover Seder plate with symbolic foods (clockwise, from top center): horseradish; a shank bone; a mixture of fruit, wine and nuts called haroset; lettuce, parsley and an egg. Dan Goodman/AP hide caption

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Some Jews Say Bugs Have No Place At The Seder Table

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Lemmy Kilmister immortalized the Marshall amp in the Motorhead song, "Dr. Rock": "Chin up, shoulders back / You've got a body like a Marshall stack." Dave Etheridge-Barnes/Getty Images hide caption

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'Something Bigger And Louder': The Legacy Of Jim Marshall And His Amp

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