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Women walk at an outdoor market in downtown Kabul. The resurgent Taliban and several recent executions in accordance with an extreme interpretation of Shariah law have human-rights activists worried, particularly for women. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Brutality Against Women Stirs Fear In Afghanistan

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Devon Energy Corp.'s steam generation plant uses steam-assisted gravity drainage to extract bitumen from oil sands near Conklin, Alberta, on June 28. Jimmy Jeong/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Can U.S. Take The Heat Of Canada's Oil Practices?

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GM says it will launch the Chevy Volt in a few months. It will go for $41,000 -- and owners can apply for up to $7,500 in tax credits. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Will Consumers Buy The Chevy Volt And Nissan Leaf?

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