President Obama tours Cree, Inc., a manufacturer of energy efficient LED lighting, in North Carolina on June 13. Economists believe the innovation of new technology would create jobs and boost the economy.
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton helped organize the world's first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1848, but historian Lori Ginzberg argues that Stanton wasn't necessarily fighting for all women's rights.
Oprah Winfrey, chairman of the Oprah Winfrey Network, speaks to reporters during the Discovery Communications Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011.
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Jim Goddard, a retired shop owner from Anna, Ill., sits next to a plaque dedicated to his grandpa's pig, King Neptune. The plaque reads: "King Neptune: 1942 to 1950. Navy Mascot Pig."
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