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President John F. Kennedy enjoys a moment of levity at this Rose Garden ceremony marking Columbus Day, 1963. AP hide caption

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Bob Mondello Remembers Columbus Day 1963, And A Visit To Camelot

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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inspects the Natanz nuclear plant in central Iran on March 8, 2007. The tall cylinders are centrifuges for enriching uranium. EPA/Landov hide caption

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Are Iran's Centrifuges Just Few Turns From A Nuclear Bomb?

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A very old squished mosquito found in fossilized rock from Montana. Analysis of the insect's gut revealed telltale chemicals found in blood. PNAS hide caption

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Trapped In A Fossil: Remnants Of A 46-Million-Year-Old Meal

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Bill Baker returned to Alcatraz for the first time since he was an inmate there more than 50 years ago. Laura Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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A Night At The Rock: Former Alcatraz Inmate Journeys Back

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A herd of 34 bison, pure of any cattle genes, have been introduced from Yellowstone National Park to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in northern Montana. Dan Boyce/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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On Montana Reservation, A Mixed Reception For Bisons' Return

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Crews are scrambling to clean up toxic contamination in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, and many locals have been forced out of their homes and businesses for at least a year. Brian Mann/NCPR hide caption

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Lac-Mégantic Blast Leaves Impact On Town, Rail Industry

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Alyson Illich used technologies that tracked her son Colter's location while he was driving. "I think it made him more thoughtful," she said. Family photo hide caption

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Hey, Why Did You Floor It? Tracking Junior Behind The Wheel

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