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  • This photo provided by Kenneth McNulty shows a 28-year-old block of cheddar, one of three boxes of unintentionally aged cheddar recently discovered in a Milwaukee cheese market. The three boxes _ 28, 34 and 40 years old _ will be auctioned to the public. Some experts say it might comprise the oldest collection of cheese ever assembled.

    A recently discovered block of eastern Wisconsin cheddar cheese that dates back to the Nixon presidency will be sold for $10 per ounce.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • The Justice Department announced Thursday it has ended its investigation into CIA interrogations of terrorist detainees without bringing criminal charges.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered they may have shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • Guardsmen distribute life vests near Braithwaite, La., as they prepare to help flood victims from Plaquemines Parish, a rural area outside New Orleans that was flooded during Hurricane Isaac on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

    Plaquemines Parish has a reputation for weathering storms and is perhaps the hardest place hit by Isaac. In this hardscrabble, mostly rural parish, even the sick and elderly are hardened storm veterans.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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  • In this Monday, July 23, 2012 file photo, James Holmes, accused of killing 12 people in Friday's shooting rampage in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, appears in Arapahoe County District Court with defense attorney Tamara Brady in Centennial, Colo.

    If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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  • A young victim is transported by Los Angeles city firefighters after a car driven by a 100-year-old went onto a sidewalk and plowed into a group of parents and children outside a South Los Angeles elementary school, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Los Angeles. Nine children and two adults were injured in the wreck.

    The screams of women and children didn't cause a 100-year-old driver to stop as he backed his large powder blue Cadillac onto a sidewalk across from an elementary school and hit 11 people, including nine children.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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