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Rick Santorum gestures toward Republican rival Mitt Romney during the South Carolina GOP presidential debate in Myrtle Beach on Jan. 16. Charles Dharapak /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Does Mitt Romney Stop Rick Santorum's Rise?

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Docks on the Bon Secour River sit idle nearly two years after the BP oil spill. The small fishing village of Bon Secour, Ala., is still suffering the lingering effects of the spill, despite government monitoring and assurances that Gulf seafood is not contaminated. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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BP's Oil Slick Set To Spill Into Courtroom

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Jack Gross filed an age discrimination suit against his employer when he was demoted in 2003. He lost his case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Age Discrimination Suits Jump, But Wins Are Elusive

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Michael Stotts (left) and Rod Dolan, together since 1977, settled at the Rose Villa retirement community in Portland, Ore. Chris Lehman/for NPR hide caption

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Retirement Communities Find Niche With Gay Seniors

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From left, enginers Eric Nicosia, Amin Ahmadi and Gavin Boogs work to solve an issue with part of a wind turbine at the Gamesa Corp. factory in Langhorne, Pa., on Feb. 10. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Many Jobs May Be Gone With The Wind Energy Credit

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Many hospitals are perilously close to running out of a form of methotrexate that's necessary to inject in high doses to treat certain forms of cancer. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Latest Drug Shortage Threatens Children With Leukemia

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Jeremy Lin items are for sale before the basketball game between Lin's New York Knicks and the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday in New York. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Captures Big Apple's Heart

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Mexican police show the drug and weapons seized from Jaime Herrera Herrera, an alleged drug cartel member, in Mexico City on Tuesday. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexican Cartels Push Meth Beyond U.S. Market

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