Damascus Remains Cut Off By Fighting

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Aleppo Today broadcasts are simple but relay crucial information — from tank movements to Internet connectivity — to the people who remain in the embattled northern Syrian town. It relies on a network of 70 correspondents to provide a 24-hour news stream. Aleppo Today hide caption

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In Syria, Aleppo Today Is Must-See TV For Survival

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Syrian Rebels Plan Free Election

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Rebel Forces Make Major Gains In Syria

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A Syrian rebel fighter is shown in the northeastern Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn on Nov. 11, several days after the rebels captured it. The rebel takeover has created friction with the town's Kurdish population. Murad Seezer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Syrians Struggle To Transform Country Locally

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Moaz al-Khatib, a Muslim cleric, is the leader of the newly formed opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition. The opposition is working to build support inside Syria through Facebook and other social media. Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian rebel fighter takes aim at government forces from an apartment in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday. While the fighting rages, the Syrian opposition is holding talks in Qatar in an attempt to create a new, more unified front. The U.S. announced last week that it favors an overhaul of the opposition leadership. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Subway Is Closed, But New Yorkers Are Moving Again

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Sandy Floods New York City's Subway System

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Local Syrian doctors prepare to treat a patient in a field hospital in Aldana, Syria, near the Turkish border. Each day, local and expatriate doctors take big risks to treat the wounded in rebel-held areas. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Syrian-American Doctors Head To The Battle Zone

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Syrian rebels pose after seizing control of the Bab al-Hawa border post on the Syrian-Turkey border on July 20. Now, the rebels are facing a new challenge: radical Islamists, who they say do not represent them. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Rebels Fear Radicals May Hijack Revolt

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Rebel fighters take up position near the military airport outside the rebel-held town of Azaz in northern Syria on Aug. 21. In rebel-held towns like Azaz, activists are taking on new, risky roles as the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad continues. Youssef Boudlal/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Activists Take On New And Riskier Roles

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