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Volunteers sort through piles of donated clothes for Superstorm Sandy victims at an impromptu Staten Island aid station in November. Relief groups are still trying to figure out what to do with donated clothes people sent to New York and New Jersey in Sandy's aftermath. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Thanks, But No Thanks: When Post-Disaster Donations Overwhelm

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Protesters gather at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, on Saturday, to demand justice for a girl allegedly raped by Steubenville High School football players last August. Rick Senften/WKSU hide caption

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Ohio Town Reels As Rape Case Accusations Fly

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These weapons, in the Iztapalapa neighborhood of Mexico City, were handed over by their owners during a government program that accepts weapons in exchange for bicycles, computers, tablets or money. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Buyback Program Gets Some Guns Off Mexican Streets

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If you know some mice that took This Is Spinal Tap too literally, they might want to know about an experiment to restore hearing with a failed Alzheimer's drug. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Alzheimer's Drug Dials Back Deafness In Mice

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In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, are arraigned in a federal courtroom in Los Angeles in 2011. Bill Robles/AP hide caption

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'Whitey' Bulger's Lawyers Want Judge Off The Case

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An Israeli tank in the Golan Heights overlooks the Syrian village of Bariqa in November. Israel, which captured the Golan Heights from Syria in 1967, says it's building a fence there because it's concerned about spillover from the Syrian war. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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Wary Of Syria's War, Israel Plans A Fence In The Golan Heights

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