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Thousands of people gathered in Manhattan's Union Square in March 2012 to call for an arrest in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Similar rallies were held all over the country. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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One Trayvon Martin Case, But Two Very Different Trials

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Mary Hamilton was found in contempt of court in Alabama, when she refused to answer questions after the prosecution addressed her only by her first name. The U.S. Supreme Court later ruled in her favor. AP hide caption

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Mary Hamilton, The Woman Who Put The 'Miss' In Court

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Soldiers close the gate to the tiny West Bank outpost, right next door to a Jewish settlement, where the HaHod platoon of the ultra-Orthodox Netzah Yahuda battalion is stationed. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israel's Internal Battle Over Ultra-Orthodox Soldiers

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Free Syrian Army fighters after a battle against government troops in Zaizoon, near Dera'a, on Feb. 16. Shaam News Network/Landov hide caption

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In Southern Syria, Rebels Say U.S. Support Is Critical

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Festivalgoers play a giant game of Twister during the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts in southwest England last month. Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chuck Foley, Co-Creator Of Twister, Dies At 82

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Back in 2006, President Bush and Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt talked with reporters during a trip to Florida, where Bush spoke to volunteers helping seniors sign up for the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Mike Stocker/AP hide caption

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Messy Rollout Of Health Law Echoes Medicare Drug Expansion

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The "Giant Tabular Iceberg" floats in Antarctica's Ross Sea in December 2011. Under a proposed new international agreement, large sections of the oceans around Antarctica would become protected as a marine preserve. Camille Seaman/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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Sweeping Parts Of Southern Seas Could Become A Nature Preserve

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Cephus "Bobby" Johnson in 2011, when the former transit officer who shot Johnson's nephew, Oscar Grant, was released from jail. Johnson and other family members have seen Fruitvale Station, a new feature film depicting the shooting, multiple times. Jason Redmond/AP hide caption

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Oakland Braces For Seeing Subway Shooting On The Big Screen

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