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Chicken Reel Kermit Driscoll

Bill Reilly (left) and former Sen. Bob Graham, co-chairmen of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, announce the findings of the commission's final report Tuesday. The commission concluded that only "urgent reform" could prevent another environmental disaster like the blown-out Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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In Oil Drilling Reform, A Call For Science And Safety

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A regional task force in Massena, N.Y., is charged with figuring out how the sparsely populated community can cope with the loss of GM's powertrain plant. Gary Soup /Flickr hide caption

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Post-GM Model Envisioned For New York Town

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Celebration Charnett Moffett
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The Things of Swing Charnett Moffett
Diagonal Richard Crandell
Diagonal Richard Crandell

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Gen. Xu Caihou, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, meet in Beijing on Tuesday. Gates is holding talks with China's political and military leaders during the visit, which comes ahead of a second summit between President Obama and China's President Hu Jintao later this month. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Seeks To Revitalize Ties With China

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Piano Na Mangueira Hendrik Meurkens
Menina Na Janela (the Girl In the Window) Hendrik Meurkens
The James Bond Theme John Barry Orchestra
Soul Rockin' Afro-Soultet

An FBI agent investigates the crime scene in front of the Safeway store in Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday. Hundreds of agents are working to understand what prompted 22-year-old Jared Loughner to allegedly go on a shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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FBI Launches 'Bureau Special' To Probe Shooting

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Passengers move through a main security checkpoint at the Denver International Airport on Nov. 22. Some airports are considering replacing government security screeners with private companies. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Airports Consider Using Private Security Screeners

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45:33 [Runaway Remix] LCD Soundsystem
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Wikipedia now contains more than 3.5 million entries in its English-language site. Above, a screengrab from Wikipedia's photography section. Wikipedia hide caption

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Wikipedia At 10: Plenty Of Fans, Even Among Critics

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In the Shadows' Shadow Reverb Galaxy
Sinister Island Reverb Galaxy

Margaret Whiting performing onstage in New York City in 1987. Ray Fisher/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

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Margaret Whiting, The Voice of 'Moonlight In Vermont,' Dies

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Baby It's Cold Outside (w/Johnny Mercer) Margaret Whiting
Sometimes I'm Happy Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
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Entremundo Renayd Garcia-Fons
40 Dias Renayd Garcia-Fons

Dressed To Impress: Unilever, a conglomerate behind various products, from food (Hellmann's mayonnaise and Lipton teas) to body wash (Axe and Ponds), bought into theĀ Mad Men aesthetic with podbuster advertisements that evoke the TV drama's look. Unilever hide caption

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'Podbuster' Ads, Calculated To Make You Hit Pause

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NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle speaks at a press conference before Super Bowl XXII in 1988. Rozelle was commissioner of the league from January 1960 to November 1989. Rick Stewart/Getty Images hide caption

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The Super Bowl: Baby, It's Cold Outside

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Morning in Hyattsville Rahim Alhaj, Bill Frisell, Eyvind Kang
Limestones David Grisman Quintet
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