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President Obama applauds as former first lady Barbara Bush and former President George W. Bush help President George H.W. Bush stand at the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Library on April 25 in Dallas. Former first lady Laura Bush looks on. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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In Second Term, Obama Takes Softer Tone Toward Bushes

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PlastiPure helps manufacturers create water bottles and other plastic products that have no estrogenic activity. PlastiPure hide caption

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BPA-Free Plastics Going On Trial In Texas

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Cory Monteith, who played Finn in the television series Glee, was found dead Saturday in a hotel room in Canada. He was 31. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Remembering Cory Monteith — Not Finn Hudson In 'Glee'

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Michael Pagliaro, left, laughs with Paul Scattaretico at the Muzic Store Inc. in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., as Pagliaro picks up instruments for his rental business. Before Pagliaro had a hip replacement, pain made it difficult to work. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Patients Seek A Different Approach To Hip Replacement Surgery

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It's easier — and cheaper — than you'd expect to hack a cellphone, say a team of white hat hackers. iStockPhoto.com hide caption

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How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone For Less Than $300

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Iranians surf the web at an Internet cafe in Tehran on April 28, 2013. The recently elected president, Hasan Rowhani, has suggested that he may loosen restrictions on the Internet. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Iran's New President Hints At Easing Internet Controls

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Demonstrators gather outside the Seminole County Courthouse Saturday in Sanford, Fla. The verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman was announced late that night. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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The Talk: What Did You Tell Your Kids After The Zimmerman Verdict?

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Author Joel Goldman has found there's plenty of true crime to write about in the Kansas City metro area. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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G-Man Fights Crime, And A Medical Disorder, In Kansas City

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Greg Van Niel, a season-ticket holder who wasn't sitting in his usual seat, grabbed four foul balls Sunday during the Indians' 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals. He reportedly kept the first three balls and flipped the fourth to nearby fans. WKYC.com hide caption

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Cleveland Fan Grabs 4 Foul Balls At Indians Game

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