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Legions (War) Zoe Keating
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Fern Zoe Keating
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Southwest Airlines planes sit idle at Love Field in Dallas as snow falls on Feb. 4. Analysts say this winter's storms may have already cost airlines more than $6oo million. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Winter Weather Grounds Airlines' Profits

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The "bath salts," which are being snorted and smoked to produce a cocaine- and meth-like high, have sent dozens of users to emergency rooms after violent behavior and hallucinations. Florida and Louisiana have banned the sale of the product. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Florida Bans Cocaine-Like 'Bath Salts' Sold In Stores

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She's My Pusher The Crystal Method
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Cherry Twist The Crystal Method
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New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, seen here on election night, won on a platform calling for law and order, smaller government and deregulation. William Faulkner/AP hide caption

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N.M. Governor Tough On Crime, Easy On Business

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Prelude 3- Dream Interrupted James Piorkowski
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The belongings of former President Juan Peron, shown with his wife, Eva, are at the center of a debate in Argentina. AP hide caption

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In Argentina, A Fight Over Peron's Personal Effects

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Farmers Insurance Group ran an advertisement in FarmVille that appeared on an airship. Five million users downloaded the ad, which gave them a brief respite from farming. Courtesy of Farmers Insurance Group hide caption

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Is That An Ad Growing In Your FarmVille Field?

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11, 12 & 13 David Holmes
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Country Blues Charnett Moffett

Johnny Mack Young, Lawrence Parker and Frederick Jackson attend graduation ceremonies at William E. Donaldson prison in Bessemer, Ala., after completing Vipassana meditation classes. The courses are held four times a year in the prison gymnasium. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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At End-Of-The Line Prison, An Unlikely Escape

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Morning Song Paul Horn
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The Journey Ends Paul Horn
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Home Is Where ... Locals in the Missouri Ozarks have embraced the bleak but feeling portrait of their territory in the Oscar-nominated drama Winter's Bone. (Above: child actors Isaiah Stone and Ashlee Thompson.) Roadside Attractions hide caption

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An Oscar For The Ozarks? 'Winter's Bone' Hits Home

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Sleepy Desert Various Artists
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The Philippine national flag is displayed at half-mast Tuesday following the death of Gen. Angelo Reyes at the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Headquarters north of Manila. Reyes, accused of embezzling at least $1 million from the armed forces, died of a single gunshot wound in what witnesses described as an apparent suicide in front of his mother's grave. Aaron Favila/AP hide caption

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Philippine Ex-General Kills Self Amid Graft Probe

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Force of Nature Lesley Spencer
Wahda Mahmoud Fadl
God Put a Smile Upon Your Face Mark Ronson & The Daptone Horns
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