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Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters in Myitkyina on Feb. 24. Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tina Brown's Must-Reads

Tina Brown's Must-Reads: Political Change-Makers

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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: Political Change-Makers

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Robert Sherman (left) and his brother Richard in a documentary of their life and songs, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story. Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

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Songs We Love: Disney Songwriters The Sherman Brothers

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A worker hangs from an oil derrick near Williston, N.D. The state now produces 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day, and production continues to rise. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Is U.S. Energy Independence Finally Within Reach?

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Coca-Cola says the caramel coloring in its signature soda has always been safe. OmerSukruGoksu/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Coca-Cola Modifies Caramel Color To Avoid Cancer Warning Label

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Russian tanks drive through Moscow's Red Square during a military parade in May 2011, in commemoration of the end of World War II. Russian leader Vladimir Putin has called for revamping Russia's military for years, but the results have been limited. Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

Remaking Russia's Military: Big Plans, Few Results

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Remaking Russia's Military: Big Plans, Few Results

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Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine watches over a baseball spring training workout. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

What Baseball Really Needs: Mr. Personality

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What Baseball Really Needs: Mr. Personality

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U.S. Olympic Equestrian rider Phillip Dutton jumps with Zeizos in West Grove, Pa., in this 2010 photo. Dozens of horses will fly from America to England for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Do You Ship A Horse To The London Olympics? Carefully, And Via FedEx

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