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"The grosser the candy, the better it's going to sell" for Halloween, says Jon H. Prince, owner of McKeesport Candy Co. in McKeesport, Pa. A bag of "blood" that looks like a hospital IV bag, perhaps? (Associated Press)

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George Osborne, Britain's Treasury chief (center), delivers the Comprehensive Spending Review in London on Wednesday. Mr. Osborne ordered $128 billion in spending cuts through 2015. (Associated Press)

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks to the gathering for the launch of the two-week Tea Party Express bus tour in Reno on Monday.

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Book cover of "The Human Factor: Inside the CIA's Dysfunctional Intelligence Culture" by Ishmael Jones

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks to the gathering for the launch of the two-week Tea Party Express bus tour in Reno on Monday.

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** FILE ** A June 2007 photo shows Dr. William Petit Jr. (left) with daughters Michaela (front) and Hayley (center rear) and wife Jennifer Hawke-Petit on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Dr. Petit was severely beaten and his wife and two daughters were killed during a home invasion in Cheshire, Conn., on July 23, 2007. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Dr. William Petit Jr., File)

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The White House is bathed in pink light in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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The White House is bathed in pink light in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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The White House is bathed in pink light in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2006 file photo, students eat lunch at Pleasant View Middle School in Springfield, Tenn. The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get kids to choose healthier foods. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2009 file photo, Pfizer's world headquarters is shown in New York. Pfizer Inc., the world's largest pharmaceutical company by revenue, said Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, it will buy pain drug maker King Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $3.6 billion in cash. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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Former leprosy patient Adelino Quelo, 68, crouches outside his hut in Malelat, West Oe-cusse, overlooking the East Nusa Tengara province of Indonesia. (Associated Press)

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In Oe-sillo, East Timor, a health official from the Leprosy Mission tests a patient's sense of touch on his feet. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Wednesday that repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy would have "enormous consequences for our troops." (Associated Press)

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The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get students to choose healthier foods. It is giving $2 million to food-behavior scientists to find ways to use psychology to improve youngsters' use of the federal school lunch program and fight obesity. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Michelle Obama speaks at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. The first lady is venturing out this week to support a group of candidates, mostly senators, needed by President Obama to get his agenda through Congress.

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Republican Assemblyman Van Tran speaks at Tea Party rally in Garden Grove. His race against Ms. Sanchez is unusual in pitting two minority candidates against each other.

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In this photo taken on Wednesday July 7, 2010, leprosy patient Candido Meni, 42, second from left, watches as doctors interrupt a cock fight to examine leprosy patients in Hauana, south of Oe-cusse town, East Timor. East Timor is one of just two places worldwide where leprosy is still widespread, and the country has now declared war on the age-old scourge. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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This April 2010 photo provided by Canturi Jewels shows international fine jewelry designer Stefano Canturi creating a custom-designed Barbie in his studio in Sydney, Australia. The Barbie is wearing a necklace featuring a one-carat pink diamond, which will make the doll the world's most expensive Barbie when it goes on the auction block. On Oct. 20, 2010, Christie's in New York will sell the Barbie for an estimated $300,000 to $500,000. All proceeds will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (AP Photo/Canturi Jewels) NO SALES

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This Sept. 30, 2010 photo shows Evelyn Lauder, left, and Elizabeth Hurley as they pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in New York. The breast cancer awareness-movement's dynamic duo, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley, are both well into their second decade of promoting the pink ribbon, matching lipsticks and mammograms. But the audience for their messages is evolving in front of their eyes: Instead of convincing people to talk about breast cancer, they find themselves courting a generation of young women who've never thought the subject was taboo in the first place. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)