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Outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi  prepares to hand the gavel to Speaker-elect John Boehner as the 112th Congress opens. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Congress' Celebration Complete, Sniping Resumes

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio participates in a ceremonial swearing in with Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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First Day A Frenzy For GOP Freshman

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Chinese customers shop in the produce section of a supermarket in Beijing in December. Domestic food prices soared in 2010, driving inflation to a two-year high of 5.1 percent. Gou Yige/Getty Images hide caption

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China Battles Rising Prices, Consumer Discontent

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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck (middle), Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (left) and Police Commission President John Mack detail the city's crime figures, the lowest in four decades. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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L.A.'s Homicide Rate Lowest In Four Decades

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Connectivity: When Your Phone Talks To Your TV

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott smiles during inauguration ceremonies Tuesday in Tallahassee. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Gov. Scott, Ex-CEO, Aims To Run Fla. Like A Business

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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico last April. An excerpt of a presidential commission's probe into the rig explosion says risky decisions contributed to the disaster. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Panel Spreads Blame For BP Oil Rig Explosion

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Paris Barclay, here at the 59th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in 2007, is the vice president and the first black officer of the guild. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Paris Barclay: A TV Insider With An Outsider Instinct

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