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Joe Cabey, a monkey trapper, holds a vervet monkey he captured in the mountains in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis. Thousands of vervets have lived uneasily with islanders for more than three centuries. At the St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation, about 600 vervets live in pens at a former sugar estate. "The monkeys get better care than I do," said Dr. Ricaldo Pike, a veterinarian at the lab, which has conducted groundbreaking research on Parkinson's disease. (Associated Press)

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A Coptic Egyptian demonstrator sets fire to an army vehicle during clashes with Egyptian army soldiers following a demonstration in Cairo on Oct. 9, 2011. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Max Baucus, Montana Democrat and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, talks on his cell phone Sept. 27, 2011, outside a closed-door meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks Sept. 24, 2011, during the Florida Republican Party Presidency 5 Convention in Orlando, Fla. (Associated Press)

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Protester Jim Goodnow, a noncombat Vietnam veteran from Terlingua, Texas, has printed "End warfare, not healthcare" on his cast. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Sen. Susan Collins, Republican from Maine, is among members of Congress who want local jurisdictions to have freedom in school lunch decisions. (Associated Press)

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From left, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta discuss defense after a meeting of NATO ministers in Brussels on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns in Florida on Tuesday. He said in an interview that anti-capitalism protests on Wall Street won't help solve the nation's problems. (Associated Press)

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Shawn Mitchell, a Democratic candidate for Virginia state Senate in Loudoun County, disagrees with his GOP rival on the role of the federal government in health care. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Prosecution witness Nicole Alvarez looks toward the jury box as she testifies in Dr. Conrad Murray's trial in the death of pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2011. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical license if convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson's death. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta places a memorial wreath at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Monday, during his first trip to Israel as defense secretary. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Dr. Richelle Cooper, an emergency room physician, testifies during the Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial in Los Angeles on Sept. 30, 2011. (Associated Press)

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In this photo from Sept. 29, 2011, Kandace O'Neill poses with her 7-month-old daughter, in Lakeville, Minn. O'Neill's views on child vaccinations are shared by many parents who don't follow federal vaccine advice. Her 5-year-old son has had no vaccinations since he turned 1 and the baby girl has received none of the recommended shots. (Associated Press)

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Syrian army soldiers carry the coffins of comrades killed in recent violence in the country during a funeral procession on Oct. 1, 2011, at the military hospital in Homs, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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Washington's Mike Green celebrates with goalkeeper Tomas Vokoun on Friday after the Capitals defeatied the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in a preseason shootout. Green says it's only natural for the team, especially veterans, to ramp up the intensity as the regular season approaches. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Mothers arrive to pick up their children from Flowers School in Montgomery, Ala. (Associated Press)

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With sophomore Michael Rocco (pictured) still nursing a rib injury, David Watford may get his first career start against Idaho. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

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Defense attorney Edward Chernoff questions Robert Russell, a former patient of Conrad Murray, during Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial in downtown Los Angeles, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Al Seib, Pool)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich outlines his 2012 campaign platform on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a 27-year-old dealing with a rare cancer in "50/50." It's not a buddy movie or romantic comedy but has elements of both. (Summit Entertainment via Associated Press)