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Democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown (R) speaks as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg  Whitman (2nd-L) look on during a discussion moderated by NBC's Matt Lauer (L) during the Women's Conference 2010 in Long Beach. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Whitman, Brown In The Hot Seat Over Negative Ads

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This image of what turned out to be the FBI's GPS tracking device was posted online after Yasir Afifi found it under his car. via reddit hide caption

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FBI's GPS Tracking Raises Privacy Concerns

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English novelist Jane Austen is known for her polished prose, but her handwritten manuscripts reveal some telling grammatical errors. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Manuscripts Suggest Jane Austen Had A Great Editor

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A study finds that more than 800 species of vertebrates are moving closer to extinction, a fate that befell the golden toad. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Study: Conservation Efforts Face Uphill Struggle

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The 60 Plus Association attacks U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd in one of its ads. The group is part of a tightly woven network behind a slew of campaign ads this fall. hide caption

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'Independent' Groups Behind Ads Not So Independent

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A banner in a street in Port-au-Prince urges people to wash with soap. Though the cholera epidemic has stabilized for now, health officials are working to contain and quell the outbreak and warn that the epidemic is not yet over. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Experts Keep Close Eye On Cholera In Haiti

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Lebanese wave their national flag as they attend a rally marking the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri in downtown Beirut on February 14, 2010. Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tensions Mount In Lebanon Over Hariri Murder Probe

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Groundskeepers at AT&T Park in San Francisco paint the World Series logo onto the field before the Giants and Texas Rangers started team workouts Tuesday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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New Faces, Old Stars On Deck For World Series 

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LeBron James (from left), Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat sit on the bench during a game against the San Antonio Spurs. When James and Bosh joined the Heat this year, the team became a juggernaut of talent. Chris Graythen/Getty hide caption

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After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

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