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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (center) visits a uranium enrichment facility in Natanz, Iran, in 2008. Enriching uranium requires many fast-spinning centrifuges, arranged in what's called a cascade. Iranian President's Office/AP hide caption

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Blocking Iran With A Global Game Of Nuclear 'Keep Away'

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, said the administration's attempted compromise on contraceptive coverage is unacceptable. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Catholic Bishops Reject Compromise On Contraceptives

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Spirit of the Air Pat Metheny
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Sen. Marco Rubio, shown in November, has been chosen to deliver the GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Michele Eve Sandberg/Corbis/AP hide caption

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Rubio's Job: Play Second Fiddle To The President, And Don't Mess Up

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The surprise hit Lost in Thailand, a road comedy that cost less than $5 million to make, has become China's highest-grossing domestic film. Enlight Pictures hide caption

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Move Over James Bond, China Has An Unlikely Box-Office Champ

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From West 24th to West 42nd Street, New York's Seventh Avenue is also known as "Fashion Avenue." It's home to major designers as well as those who are just starting out, like Ann Yee and Daniel Vosovic. Michael Katzif for NPR hide caption

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New York's Grimy Garment District Hatches Designers' Dreams

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Every Thought Laura Jones
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Scientists have confirmed that the impact of a giant asteroid and the mass extinction of the dinosaurs happened at the same time. Courtesy of Don Dixon/cosmographica.com hide caption

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Fresh Clues In Dinosaur Whodunit Point To Asteroid

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Lee, the American wife of "Crazy English" founder Li Yang, leaves court after a session for her divorce trial in Beijing last March. Earlier this month, she was granted a divorce, as well as a restraining order against Li. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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American Woman Gives Domestic Abuse A Face, And Voice, In China

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Necrology The Cinematic Orchestra
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Makeup Artist Who Created Yoda Dies; Stuart Freeborn Was 98

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'Warm Bodies' Director: Teen Romance, Undying

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