Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah (left) stands with President Ashraf Ghani, Vice President Joe Bidden, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan

Afghan Chief Executive: Leaders Set Aside Egos To Rally For Nation

Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.

Howard University students (left to right) Kevin Peterman, Taylor Davis, Leighton Watson and Ariel Alford are the subjects of NPR's Project Howard. They'll be keeping audio diaries as they finish their final semester of college and look toward their futures. Robb Hill for NPR hide caption

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The Howard Project

Love Is In The Air: Howard Students Talk Romance, Relationships

The four college seniors participating in NPR's Howard Project share their experiences with love and dating in college — from first crushes to lessons learned.

Retired agent Michael Vigil on a search and destroy operation in the Colombian jungle. "As an undercover, you're basically kind of an independent operator ... and it's very addictive." says Laura Brodie, a criminal and forensic psychologist. Courtesy Michael Vigil hide caption

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Law

For Undercover Agents, On-The-Job Adrenaline Can Be Addictive

Danger, subterfuge, adrenaline and the thrill of pulling one over on someone. As more agencies use undercover operatives, we ask what it's like to take on a false identity professionally.

With the help of her friend Maggie (Debi Mazar), single mom Liza (Sutton Foster) recasts herself as a 26-year-old in order to get a coveted publishing job. The new TV Land comedy Younger, made by Sex and the City creator Darren Star, premieres March 31. Photo courtesy of TV Land hide caption

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Television

In The TV Show 'Younger,' You're Only 26 Twice

In the new TV Land show, Sutton Foster plays Liza, a 40-year-old who needs to get back into the job market. So she moves to Brooklyn, gets highlights, learns how tweet, and pretends to be in her 20s.

Cider, drunk straight or mixed in cocktails, can range in flavor from the sour, sweet and funky tastes of traditional European producers to the crisp and clean offerings from American upstarts. Noah Devereaux for Wassail hide caption

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The Salt

Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.

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