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At 58, John Mellencamp says his views on time and what's important have changed considerably. Elaine Mellencamp hide caption

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John Mellencamp: Looking Back While Staying Timeless

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Business

GM Files For Stock Offering

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GM Files For Stock Offering

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James Baldwin, an American novelist, essayist, playwright and poet, grew up in New York City but moved to France in 1948. AP hide caption

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American Lives: James Baldwin, 'Lifting The Veil'

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Independent claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg conducts a town hall meeting for residents economically affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Feinberg is perhaps best known for managing the compensation fund for the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Gulf Oil Spill: Containment And Clean Up

Feinberg Vows Quick Response On Gulf Spill Claims

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Feinberg Vows Quick Response On Gulf Spill Claims

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Renewable energy advocates are looking to geothermal sources like this plant in Calipatria, Calif., to provide electricity to help California meet its goal of generating 33 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2020. But some conventional geothermal sites are, quite literally, running out of steam. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Renewables Race: California's Clean Power Quest

Full Steam Ahead For California Geothermal Plans?

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Full Steam Ahead For California Geothermal Plans?

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Bollywood celebrity Aamir Khan (left) produced the satire, a project that's well outside the mainstream in the Hindi-film world. Falco Ink Publicity hide caption

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Off Bollywood's Beaten Path, A Killer Political Satire

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