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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks on Capitol Hill about the Hire Heroes Act, which gives tax breaks to businesses that hire unemployed veterans. Vets that have served since 2001 face a higher unemployment rate than the population overall. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Recent Veterans Find Higher Jobless Rates On Return

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A Momentary Suspension of Doubt Bill Frisell
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New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly (left) addresses questions as U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara listens during a news conference announcing the arrest of five police officers in October. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Is NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly Bulletproof?

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Seeker Billy Higgins
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Step Right up to the Bottom Billy Higgins
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Orphaned children are cared for at the Baphumelele Center, which assists people affected by AIDS in South Africa. The Global Fund is short on AIDS funding, preventing it from funding new programs. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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What A Lack Of AIDS Funding Could Mean For Africa

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Wishes Lionel Loueke
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In Miami, Plans For Mega-Casinos Bring Hope And Ire

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School Days Marius Butch Nordal
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Kate Donnellon Nail, 43, works out regularly and eats well. She never thought she would have a problem conceiving a child. Anna Kuperberg/www.kuperberg.com hide caption

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Many Women Underestimate Fertility Clock's Clang

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Gran's Blues Matt Eakle
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A Simple Matter Matt Eakle
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A placard of a child sits on a table during a conference Oct. 31 on human sex trafficking in Atlanta. The Georgia Department of Education estimates that about 5,000 girls in the state are at risk for trafficking each year. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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States Fail In Fight Against Sex Trafficking

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Kensington Chump David Holmes
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European Central Bank Chief Mario Draghi speaks with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. European leaders will meet there next week to discuss their options for fixing the region's sovereign debt crisis. JohnThys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Eurozone Countries Give Up Control Of Budgets?

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