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* Is Bush's departure the end of the neocon agenda?
* Howard Kurtz on a lack of diversity in the White House press corps.
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* Studying the human impact on animal evolution.
* New book strikes back at the anti-vaccine movement.
* Hunting the Russian crown jewels.
* The Explainer, on why Indonesians generally don't know how to swim.