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.
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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.
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."
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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.
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