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The People's Boutique In Washington, D.C.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday vulnerable D.C. residents can visit Bread for the City and get some clothing for themselves and their families.
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Bat Calls Make Eerie Comeback As Techno-Like Beats

Bats are disappearing, falling prey to a mysterious disease called white-nose syndrome. At a national park in Vermont, their mysterious sounds are celebrated in a new audio exhibit.
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Backs To Scratch: Romney Has An Ally In Indiana

While the state is expected to vote solidly Republican in the presidential election, it may not lean to the right in the U.S. Senate race. Romney campaigned in Indiana Saturday and showed his support for candidate Richard Mourdock, who could help his campaign — and possibly even his administration.
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Scientists Look To Martian Rocks For History Of Life

A rover poised for a Mars landing late Sunday will explore higher and farther than any before. It's loaded down with experiments designed to test the rocks and atmosphere of Mars. Question No. 1: Was there life there?

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Reports: Loughner Set To Plead Guilty In Tucson Rampage

Jared Lee Loughner was indicted last year for a shooting that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He pleaded not guilty in March 2011, but media report Loughner will reverse that plea Tuesday.
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How America's Losing The War On Poverty

Close to 16 percent of Americans now live at or below the poverty line. On top of that, 100 million of us — 1 out of 3 Americans — manage to survive on a household income barely twice that amount. How is this poverty crisis happening?
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Swimming: U.S. Women Set A World Record As They Take Gold

Swimming in London's Aquatic Center, the U.S. women's 4x100m medley relay team set a new world record in winning a gold medal, with Allison Schmitt swimming freestyle to anchor a relay that finished two seconds ahead of the competition, at 3:52.05.
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Phelps Wins His 18th Gold Medal, As His Olympic Career Ends

Swimming the final race of his Olympic career, Michael Phelps gilded his resume just a bit more, helping the men's 4x100m medley relay team claim the gold medal. Phelps turned away a surprising challenge from the Japanese relay team, which had the lead when he went into the water to swim butterfly.

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