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Armando Martin Dueñas shows replicas of the hand-crafted loafers given to Pope Benedict XVI. Alfredo Valadez/AP hide caption

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The Pope Emeritus' New Shoes And The Mexican Man Who Makes Them

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Napping in class may be common, but it's also a sign that kids need more sleep. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Sacrificing Sleep Makes For Run-Down Teens — And Parents

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Sacrificing Sleep Makes For Run-Down Teens — And Parents

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Andrew Mason, a co-founder of Groupon, has been ousted by the company's board, one day after a disappointing earnings report. Here, he's seen at a 2012 conference in Germany. Johannes Simon/Getty Images hide caption

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Two For One: Groupon Replaces CEO Mason With Board Members

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Wild bees, such as this Andrena bee visiting highbush blueberry flowers, play a key role in boosting crop yields. Left photo by Rufus Isaac/AAAS; Right photo courtesy of Daniel M.N. Turner hide caption

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Wild Bees Are Good For Crops, But Crops Are Bad For Bees

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Formerly known as "clearance." Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sales Are Like Drugs. What Happens When A Store Wants Customers To Quit?

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A pair of mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles are lined up for a convoy to Kandahar Airfield. One of the trucks broke down before leaving Forward Operating Base Frontenac. The unit has to move out 50 vehicles from the compound. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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New Afghan Challenge For U.S.: Shipping Stuff Out

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David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12. Jimmy King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Record

David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

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David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

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The Getty Museum is the last€” and only U.S. stop on the world tour of Woman in Blue Reading a Letter. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)/Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest)/Courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust

Vermeer's 'Woman In Blue' Brings Her Mystery, Allure To L.A.

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