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Former Vice President Al Gore wanted Live Earth to be staged on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, but Senate Republicans blocked a resolution authorizing the show, calling it a "partisan political event."

Allison Shelley/The Washington Times Former Vice President Al Gore wanted Live Earth to be staged on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, but Senate Republicans blocked a resolution authorizing the show, calling it a "partisan political event."

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The biggest villains in sports

Ray Rice is just the latest famous athlete to draw the ire of the American public. Sports stars haven’t always acted as role models — both on and off the field.