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Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before a Senate panel in Washington last Tuesday on the looming cuts to the defense budget. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'Time And Casualties': Gen. Dempsey On Cost Of Sequester

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Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announces a new medal that recognizes combat contributions made far from the battlefield. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Winning The Battle Remotely: New Medal Awards Evolving Warfare

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3rd Density Blues Sinewave
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Bruce Feiler and his family; daughters Tybee and Eden Feiler, and wife Linda Rottenberg. Feiler is a New York Times columnist and the author of several books, including The Council of Dads and Walking the Bible. Kelly Hike/HarperCollins hide caption

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Control The Chaos With 'Secrets Of Happy Families'

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The Hockey Song Stompin' Tom Connors
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Bad News Kanye West
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Singer-songwriter Amos Dolce on the set of the video for his song "Haiti, Haiti," which Konbit Mizik produced. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Haitian Musicians Get By With A Little Help From Their Friends

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Bad News Kanye West
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808s & Heartbreak
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Overdose Hotel Tom Rothrock
Children of The Sun Dead Can Dance
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The IOC executive board decided last week to drop wrestling from the 2020 Games. The surprise decision removes one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Loss Of Olympic Prospects A Blow To High School Wrestlers

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Living For Someone Ivan & Alyosha

Jackie Weaver, pictured here with costar Robert De Niro, plays the rock-solid matriarch of a troubled clan in Silver Linings Playbook. The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Jacki Weaver, Looking For Oscar Gold With 'Silver Linings'

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Marcel Duchamp's Cubist-inspired Nude Descending a Staircase was famously described by one critic as "an explosion in a shingle factory." Philadelphia Museum of Art/Copyright succession Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2013 hide caption

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'Armory Show' That Shocked America In 1913, Celebrates 100

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L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra No. 2 [Variation de l'oiseau de feu (Firebird Variation)] BRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari (conductor)
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Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
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