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Singled Out: Das Racist's "Brand New Dance"

The trio of witty Wesleyan weirdos sit down to discuss pop art, "crossover appeal" and their new self-described "slacker rock rap" track.

Poverty Rate Spiked To 15.1 Percent Last Year, Highest Since 1993

"There were 46.2 million people in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009," the Census Bureau says. It's the "largest number in the 52 years for which poverty estimates have been published."

Perry's Social Security Take: Boon For Opponents, Bane For Party

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the Republican presidential frontrunner, has tried to walk back his more incendiary comments about Social Security, but his opponents aren't about to let voters forget.

Reminder: Put Some Clothes On, Google Street View May Be Coming By

A Google Street View snapshot of a woman in Miami who wasn't leaving anything to the imagination when she stepped out her door is a fresh reminder that if you don't want the world to see you in your birthday suit, put something on.

Grieving Dad In Touching Sept. 11 Photo 'Was Just Honoring Rob'

When Robert Peraza knelt to say a prayer for the son he lost on Sept. 11, 2001, photographer Justin Lane caught the moment. It's one of the most-viewed images from Sunday's 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Court Upholds Open Meetings Ruling

Georgia's top court is requiring the city of Statesboro to pay the legal costs of residents who sued it for violating the state's Open Meetings Act. The unanimous opinion upholds a Bulloch County judge's ruling that found the Statesboro mayor and city council met outside the city' hall chambers to discuss the city's 2011 budget.

Atlanta District Helps Students

Atlanta Public Schools officials say they plan to offer extra help to struggling students in the wake of a cheating scandal that has rocked the district. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that current intervention programs designed to help students during the school day will be increased from 12 weeks to 25 weeks and expanded from 58 to all 100 schools.

Top Stories: Attack In Kabul, Jobs Plan Debate, Poverty Figures

The Census Bureau is expected to report today that the nation's poverty rate edged up again in 2010.

'Sparks Flew' At Republican Debate; Perry Took Most Of The Fire

The other contenders spent much of the evening going after Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Some Tea Party supporters who were in the audience didn't like what they heard about him.

American Hikers Held By Iran To Be Freed 'In Two Days,' Ahmadinejad Says

Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and a third American Bauer's finance, Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraq in July 2009 when they crossed the border into Iran. She was released on bail last year. All three have since been convicted of spying.