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Customers hoarded Twinkies when Hostess announced it was going out of business in 2012. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Deserters is Charles Glass' second book relating to World War II. His last book, Americans in Paris, told the story of the U.S. citizens who remained in the French capital after the 1940 German invasion. Penguin Press hide caption

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Anti-gay marriage protesters (left) try to persuade same-sex marriage supporters to get out of the way of their march in front of the Supreme Court. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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President Obama answers questions during his news conference at the White House on Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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