JQuery Restful code to retrieve JSON

I am attempting to retrieve data from a RESTful url where the only thing that has to be passed to it is an id with a couple of letters and 3 numbers.  I should be able to retrieve the data in JSON format but I am not having any success.   Please help!
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Here is an example of a jQuery code that retrieves data from Google using a a RESTful URL.  Data is retrieved as JSON wrapped in a callback, a method known as JSONP.
<!DOCTYPE html>
<link href="css/new_style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8/jquery.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">

 var q = 'Hippopotamus';
 if(location.search) q=unescape(location.search);

function processResults(data){
 $.each(data.responseData.results, function (i, data) {
  $('#gResults').append('<a href="'+ data.url +'" target="_blank">'+ data.titleNoFormatting +'<a><br />' + data.content + '<hr />');


<div id="gResults"></div>


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