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Jerry Leiber (right) looks over Elvis Presley's shoulder at the sheet music for "Jailhouse Rock" in Los Angeles in 1957. His songwriting partner Mike Stoller stands to the left. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Songwriter Jerry Leiber Has Died

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Correctional Officer Lt. Christopher Acosta turns on a television in a cell in the Secure Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif., on Aug. 17. State prison officials allowed the media to tour Pelican Bay's SHU, where inmates are isolated. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Conditions At California Prison To Be Reviewed

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shown in his office earlier this month, will mark 100 days in office on Tuesday. The former congressman and White House chief of staff says that as mayor, "you get a way to make decisions about topics that are close to home in the way people live their lives." M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Rahm Emanuel's First 100 Days As Mayor: 'I Love This'

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Brothers George and John A. Hartford opened the first A&P Economy Store in 1912. This storefront photo dates from around 1915. Hartford Family Foundation hide caption

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'The Great A&P': Revolutionizing Modern Retail

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"Shrimp on a treadmill" has become a euphemism for questionable government spending on scientific research. The actual research study was focused on how water quality affects a shrimp's performance. Lou Burnett/College of Charleston hide caption

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'Shrimp On A Treadmill': The Politics Of 'Silly' Studies

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Meredith Perry demonstrates her invention at All Things Digital, an annual tech conference. Asa Mathat/AllThingsD hide caption

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Young Entrepreneur Has A Better Idea. Now What?

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The most traditional way to break the fast during Ramadan is with a date — as the prophet Muhammad used to do. Learn more about the tradition of eating dates during Ramadan, and check out Yvonne Maffei's Dates with Cream recipe. Yvonne Maffei/My Halal Kitchen hide caption

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A Month Of 'Fast' Food: Recipes For Ramadan

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