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To save money, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina is keeping some of its pilots out of the sky. Airman 1st Class Aubrey White/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Sequester Has Air Force Clipping Its Wings

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Beyonce took the stage at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Imagine a scientist instead. Perhaps dressed differently. Michael DeMocker /The Times-Picayune /Landov hide caption

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Schools? How About A Science Laureate At The Super Bowl?

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Microscopic bugs called cheese mites are responsible for giving Mimolette its distinctive rind and flavor. Chris Waits/via Flickr hide caption

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Tiny Mites Spark Big Battle Over Imports Of French Cheese

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Linda Eno owns Twin Pines resort on Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. She says business is down this year because of the weather, which has kept the lakes frozen. Conrad Wilson for NPR hide caption

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Frozen Lakes Cut Into Minnesota Fishing Tradition

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Chris O'Dowd (left) stars in Family Tree, a new HBO show from Christopher Guest (right) and Jim Piddock. Suzanne Tenner/HBO hide caption

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Christopher Guest Comes To HBO With A 'Family' Comedy That's Serious

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James Cotton is in his 69th year of performing. The latest album by the Mississippi-born, Chicago-based bluesman is called Cotton Mouth Man. Christopher Durst/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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James Cotton: 'The Voice Is Gone, But The Wind Is Still There'

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Pakistani men lined up to vote in Rawalpindi on Saturday. Men and women cast ballots separately as millions went to the poll. T. Mughal /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Pakistanis 'Defy Violence' To Vote In Landmark Election

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Congregants pray in front of a stained-glass window depicting South African statesman Nelson Mandela during Easter services at Regina Mundi Catholic Church in the Soweto of Johannesburg, South Africa, March 3. The church held prayers for Mandela, 94, who was in the hospital at the time. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Media Focus On Ailing Mandela Is Not 'The African Way'

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British cyclist Beryl Burton with her daughter Denise in March 1963. Mother and daughter later raced together in the 1972 world championships. John Pratt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mini-Memoirs: 6-Word Stories To Honor Mom

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Swedish-born guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen has released more than two dozen albums. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yngwie Malmsteen: 'I've Always Been A Little Bit Of An Extremist'

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian-born author and MacArthur fellow. Her earlier works include the novels Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun and the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck. Ivara Esege/Random House hide caption

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A Nigerian-'Americanah' Novel About Love, Race And Hair

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