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First lady Michelle Obama promotes the Let's Move! campaign and the NFL's Play 60 anti-obesity initiative on Sept. 8 in New Orleans. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Checking Up On Michelle Obama's Anti-Obesity Effort

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In a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday, President Obama talked about the importance of working together on job creation and growing the economy. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Rhetoric: A 'Bear Hug' To Business?

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President Obama and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seen here in August 2009, have little to laugh about now. The protests and uncertainty in Egypt pose a foreign policy dilemma for Washington: stick with the Mubarak government or back the pro-democracy movement? Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Egyptian Uprising, A Tale Of Two Risks For U.S.

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Ba Da Bum Marika Hughes
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Pakistani police escorted the man identified by local authorities as Raymond Davis on Friday into court in the city of Lahore, where a judge ordered him held another eight days. The U.S. Embassy says the detained American is a diplomat enjoying immunity from criminal prosecution and arrest. Davis is due back in court Monday. Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jailed American's Case Stokes Fury In Pakistan

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Divisions on a Ground in D minor (from The Division-Viol) John Mark Rozendaal
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Sunday Jaki Byard
Ellington-Strayhorn Medley: Lush Life/Day Dream/Johnny Come Lately Jaki Byard
Will o' the Wisp Lew Soloff, Steve Richman, Harmonie Ensemble of New York
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Phil Miatkowski, a student at Lake Forest College in 2008, created a Facebook group to keep his friends informed about legislation in Illinois. Colleges and universities are trying to enhance social networking opportunities for students to help reduce dropout rates. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Can Social Networking Keep Students In School?

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Go-Go Godzilla Brian Setzer
Lonesome Road Brian Setzer

Members of the U.S. Figure Skating Team pose at Idlewild International Airport in New York before boarding a Sabena jet to Brussels, Feb. 14, 1961, on their way to the World Championships in Prague. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the airport at Brussels, killing all onboard. Matty Zimmerman/AP hide caption

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The Deadly Plane Crash That Nearly Killed A Sport

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Annon Jake Shimabukuro
Partido Alto Phil DeGreg

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