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A New Foot Tribecastan

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. Sameer Belvalkar/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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His Name Is Khan (And It's One You Might Know)

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Infra 5 Max Richter
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Loki in the Pokey Mads Tolling
The Chicken (for Jaco Pastorius) Mads Tolling

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. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Calif. Prison Early-Release Program Stirs Controversy

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Peter Gunn The Hellecasters
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5 Minutes to Spare The Hellecasters
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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. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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For Some Jobs, Asperger's Syndrome Can Be An Asset

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Last Date Floyd Cramer
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Eyes Like Diamonds Davis Coen
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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. Kyodo/AP hide caption

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Despite Glitches, Electronics Make Cars Safer

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Dessert Search for Techno Baklava Alarm Will Sound
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Giant Steps Deepak Ram, Jamey Haddad et. al.
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Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller won the overall globes at the FIS Alpine World Cup in Bormio, Italy, in 2008 — the first American sweep of the event in 25 years. Agence Zoom/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Alpine Skiers: Vonn Injured, Miller Ready

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Swing from Texas Cow Bop
Texifornia Breakdown Cow Bop
Tarantella Op. 18 Beppe Gambetta / Carlo Aonzo / David Grisman
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