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The John B. Hayes Federal Building in Wilkesboro, N.C., is among several federal courthouses being closed in the South. Michael Tomsic/WFAE hide caption

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Closing Courthouse Brought Moonshiners To Justice

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Jessica Chastain makes her Broadway debut as Catherine Sloper in The Heiress. Chastain says she was moved by the arc of her character's story — initially defined by the men in her life, but ultimately finding strength in herself. (c) 2012 Joan Marcus hide caption

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Star-Studded 'Heiress' Considers A Woman's Worth

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Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh and challenger Democrat Tammy Duckworth before a televised debate at the WTTW studios on Oct. 18, 2012, in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Iraq Vet Takes On Tea-Party Incumbent In Fiery Illinois House Race

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Blogger and race car driver Han Han doesn't shy away from skewering Chinese government and society. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images hide caption

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With Barbs, Author Becomes Literary Star In China

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Manu Katche's self-titled fourth album comes out Tuesday. Gildas Bolclé/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Manu Katche's New Album Drops The 'Sledgehammer'

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Tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix Jr., the "good guy" star of their game, Ralph (John C. Reilly) sets off on a quest to prove he's got what it takes to be a hero. Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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John C. Reilly Wrecks It In 'Ralph'

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Iris DeMent's new album is titled Sing the Delta. Pieta Brown/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Singing Is Praying' For Iris DeMent

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