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President Obama "strongly but respectfully disagrees with the ruling" on recess appointments by a federal appeals court, says White House spokesman Jay Carney. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Court Ruling Upsets Conventional Wisdom On Recess Appointments

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Court Ruling Upsets Conventional Wisdom On Recess Appointments

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In the operatic version of Doubt, Father Flynn (Matthew Worth) must defend his name after a suspicious Sister Aloysius (Christine Brewer) accuses him of sexually abusing an altar boy. Michal Daniel/Minnesota Opera hide caption

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Music News

New Opera Gets Benefit Of The 'Doubt'

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New Opera Gets Benefit Of The 'Doubt'

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The Cathedral of Alcala de Henares is one of many buildings owned by the Catholic Church in Alcala de Henares, Spain. The town, which is outside Madrid, is broke and is pursuing a plan to have the church pay additional taxes. JMN/JMN/Getty Images hide caption

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World

Spain's Strapped Towns Look To Churches For Cash

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Spain's Strapped Towns Look To Churches For Cash

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An FDA advisory panel voted to increase controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, such as this generic version of Vicodin. Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press hide caption

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Shots - Health News

FDA Advisers Favor Limits On Vicodin

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FDA Advisers Favor Limits On Vicodin

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Sarah Collins Rudolph was with her sister Addie Mae Collins when a bomb exploded in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. The 1963 bombing killed her sister and three other girls, and Collins Rudolph was seriously injured in the attack. Frank Couch/AL.COM /Landov hide caption

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Long Forgotten, 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Survivor Speaks Out

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The Nazis imprisoned Czech composer Rudolf Karel (shown here in a sketch from 1945) for helping the resistance in Prague. He wrote his compositions down on toilet paper. Courtesy of Francesco Lotoro hide caption

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Honoring 'Our Will To Live': The Lost Music Of The Holocaust

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