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Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel testifies Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Handguns collected in South-Central Los Angeles as part of a Gun for Gift Card exchange in 2009. One teenager here says getting a gun on the streets is just "one phone call away." Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South L.A. Teens Doubt New Laws Will Change Gun Culture

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Painted Gnomes Allowed To Roam On Oakland Utility Poles

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'Check Yes Or No': The Hurdles Of Job Hunting With A Criminal Past

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Fishermen Worry Cod Limits Could Put Them Out Of Business

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Hagel Grilled By Fellow Republicans At Confirmation Hearing

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'New York Times' The Target Of Chinese Cyber Attack

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Senator Menendez Under Fire As He Takes Up Senate Foreign Relations Gavel

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The Coming Fight Over Immigration Policy

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