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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks about the Defense Strategic Review, outlining defense budget priorities and cuts, during a press briefing at the Pentagon on Jan. 5. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Panetta: 'Human Side' Makes Pentagon Cuts Tough

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A member of the Iranian military takes position in a military exercise on the shore of the Sea of Oman in December. Mohammad Ali Marizad/AP hide caption

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U.S., Iran Play Economic Knockdown

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Some political and religious leaders say there is a White House-led war against religion. Joe Drivas/Getty Images hide caption

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Has Obama Waged A War On Religion?

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks to reporters during a campaign stop on Dec. 28 in Mason City, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The News Tip: Some Of Us Are Just Political Visitors

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The new generation of Rubick's Cube players are stepping up their game, learning tips in online videos to solve the puzzle in seconds. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Rubik's Cube Challenge Gets A New Edge

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Gabby Pahinui (center), playing in his family's backyard with (from left to right) Leland "Atta" Isaacs, Philip Pahinui, Cyril Pahinui and Martin Pahinui. This photo is in the album insert for the 1972's Gabby. Courtesy of the Pahinui Ohana hide caption

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Soundtracking 'The Descendants' With 'Real' Hawaiian Music

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Carolyn Wonderland (center) learned guitar after getting thrown out of school at 17. Todd Wolfson hide caption

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Carolyn Wonderland: A Full 'Meal' Of Texas Blues

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