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President Obama gives a speech July 15 at the groundbreaking for a battery plant in Holland, Mich. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Politics

Obama Makes Economic Sales Pitch; Who's Buying?

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Obama Makes Economic Sales Pitch; Who's Buying?

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A BP contractor uses a piece of absorbent boom to try to sop up oil from a marsh near Cocodrie, La. An NOAA contractor says this technique is not approved and will cause more harm than good to Louisiana's fragile marshes. But this worker's boss defends the technique. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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Gulf Oil Spill: Containment And Clean Up

Marsh Cleanup Bid May Hurt More Than Help

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Marsh Cleanup Bid May Hurt More Than Help

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A group of teenagers take a morning jog at the Wellspring Academy in Reedley, Calif., in 2009. The school specializes in helping teens and college students lose weight. A new study shows teens who remain obese risk a lifetime of chronic health problems and poverty. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Health

Impact Of Childhood Obesity Goes Beyond Health

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Impact Of Childhood Obesity Goes Beyond Health

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World

Iraq, Afghanistan News Examined

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Iraq, Afghanistan News Examined

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Someone Got Served: Like many sports, cheerleading championships have sprung up around the world. Here, the Baika Cheerleading Club Raiders perform during the Japan Cup Cheerleading Championship in Tokyo. Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

Cheerleading A Sport? You'll Know It When You See It

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Cheerleading A Sport? You'll Know It When You See It

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Catalonia Bans Bullfighting

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Catalonia Bans Bullfighting

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