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Will.i.am sings at Aug. 28, 2012, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The NASA rover Curiosity beamed to Earth his new song "Reach for the Stars" in the first music broadcast from another planet, to the delight of students who gathered at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to listen. Earlier, engineers uploaded the song to the rover, which landed near the equator of Mars, and played it back — a journey of some 700 million miles. (Associated Press)

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday Picks #3

Home- and money-saving gadgets: Don’t think that because everyone is always on the go, or just having fun that this “homebody” doesn’t have a list of gadgets for you that will help around the house and help you save some money. By Jason Hull

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday picks - #1

It seems like everyone is busier than ever, and technology makes our lives easier. Here are 5 items for anyone always on the go, and especially for those looking for gifts for him or her or just pick up something for yourself while you are shopping for everyone else. By Jason Hull

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Winter weather pummels nation

Pre-winter cold weather system broke temperature records and dumped as much as six feet of snow in Buffalo, NY.

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Capitol under construction

Workers are beginning to fill the more than 1,300 cracks in the Capitol dome as the next phase of restoration on the 150-year-old American icon begins. The $60 million repair is expected to be completed and the scaffolding removed in time for the 2017 presidential inauguration.

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D.C. mayor, fire chief display new fire trucks and ambulances

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and fire officials displayed newly purchased heavy equipment in a parking lot outside Robert F. Kennedy Stadium in the District. The trucks and ambulances are expected to bolster a fire department fleet that has fallen into disrepair in recent years.