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Unabating Foreclosures Ravage Southern California

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Hearing Things: When Sounds Come Unbidden

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Book Details the Defection of 'Comrade J'

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FBI's New Technology Revolutionizes DNA Analysis

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Writing Project Helps Veterans Heal Wounds

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Flaws on Display at High-Profile Buildings

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Daniel Jones describes the new UK Church of the Jedi

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