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John Kerry, navy lieutenant who was wounded three times in Vietnam and who has won the silver star for heroism, speaks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) on Capitol Hill on April 22, 1971.

Photograph by Henry Griffin/AP Photo

John Kerry, navy lieutenant who was wounded three times in Vietnam and who has won the silver star for heroism, speaks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) on Capitol Hill on April 22, 1971.

John Kerry Reporting for State Duty

John Kerry has been in training for this for some time, his friends say. The senior senator from Massachusetts, appearing before the committee he chairs today for confirmation of his nomination as secretary of state, first appeared there as a...

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Colleagues celebrate a successful landing inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Aug. 5, 2012 in Pasadena, California.

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Colleagues celebrate a successful landing inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Aug. 5, 2012 in Pasadena, California.

Best and Worst Workplaces: Government Plum-Jobs and Prunes

At NASA, they get to launch rockets. Little wonder it tops the list of big federal agencies where employees are happiest — at the top of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government in 2012, according to the...

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