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American Electric Power's natural gas-burning plant in Dresden, Ohio, is one of the energy company's new investments in alternatives to coal-burning plants. Michael Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Natural Gas Dethrones King Coal As Power Companies Look To Future

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Rachel Weisz plays the witch Evanora in director Sam Raimi's upcoming Oz: The Great and Powerful. The film is one of nine upcoming Oz adaptations and tackles more frightening and adult themes than those that came before it. Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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Fairy Tales For Grown-Ups? More Are On The Way

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Bonobos share a piece of fruit at the Lola ya Bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Jingzhi Tan/Duke University hide caption

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How Did Our Brains Evolve To Equate Food With Love?

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That's a light saber, sir, not a phaser. (President Obama in September 2009, during a White House event promoting Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.) Roger L. Wollenberg /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Jedi? Vulcan? Mind Meld? Mind Trick? What Was Obama Thinking?

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A worker paints fingernails with O2M polish at an Inglot shop in a Polish shopping center. The breathable nail polish has become a hit with Muslim women. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Inventor Dies As 'Breathable' Nail Polish Becomes Hit With Muslim Women

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French workers burn tires outside the Goodyear tire factory in Amiens, France, on Tuesday, after Titan CEO Maurice Taylor criticized French workers in a letter addressed to Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg. Eleanor Beardsley /NPR hide caption

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U.S. Boss Offers Blunt Critique; French Workers Give Fiery Response

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, shown here in August at the Republican National Convention, has named a five-member task force to conduct a review of what went wrong for his party in the November elections. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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One Strategy For A GOP Overhaul? Follow The Democrats' Example

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With a declining population and dwindling tax base, Detroit has grappled with severe financial problems in the past decade. J.D. Pooley/Getty Images hide caption

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Michigan Officials Take Control Of Detroit's Empty Wallet

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