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People gather at a rally in Washington, D.C., organized by conservative Fox News commentator Glenn Beck, one of the de facto leaders of the Tea Party movement. While the Tea Party says it doesn't take a stance on religious and social issues, many of its supporters are conservative Christians.
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A National Science Foundation artist's drawing shows the inner four planets orbiting Gliese 581, a red dwarf star just 20 light-years from Earth. The newly discovered planet, in the foreground, has a 37-day orbit and, like Earth, is distant enough from the star for liquid water to exist.
Jars full of medical marijuana are seen at Sunset Junction medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles in May. As of the end of September, the dispensary was still open.
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A "bank owned" sign is posted in front of a foreclosed home in Miami. Borrowers trying to rebuild their lives after foreclosure say there's a stigma attached to having a low credit score.
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Dark And Deadly: In a taut new thriller, Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds) gets buried alive by kidnappers. Bob Mondello notes that director Rodrigo Cortes is just the latest to explore a subgenre that includes several cinematic classics.
Albert Einstein's theory of relativity challenges how we perceive time in our everyday lives. Now, researchers have a device precise and accurate enough to measure its effects in the laboratory.
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Emma and Christopher Winfield at their home in Cape Coral, Fla., on Sept. 3. Their son, U.S. Army Spc. Adam Winfield, is accused of murdering civilians during his deployment to Afghanistan, a charge he and his family firmly refute.
Cardinal John Henry Newman, who died in 1890, is one step closer to sainthood. But some people are questioning his relationship with his friend Ambrose St. John.
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