Star-Crossed: In My Name Is Khan, Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan (left) and Kajol Devgan play a Muslim man and a Hindu woman who fall in love in San Francisco — and find themselves struggling after tragedies both intimate and epic, including the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
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The upcoming prisoner release is meant to reduce costs — California spends almost 10 percent of its general fund budget to house inmates. Above, the gymnasium at San Quentin, seen in a 2009 file photo, serves as overflow housing for hundreds of inmates.
Aspiritech, a nonprofit in the suburbs of Chicago, trains people with Asperger's syndrome in data entry and computer program testing — skills that come naturally to many with the disorder.
A technician works on a Toyota Prius hybrid at a production facility in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. According to experts, cars like the Prius are the next step in a future that's moving toward vehicles with more robotic-type control systems that can analyze driving conditions and act accordingly.