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From left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Rep. Ron Paul, at a debate Thursday in Charleston, S.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2012

How South Carolina Has Worked Its GOP Crystal Ball

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A nurse weighs an Afghan child at a U.S.-funded clinic in Farza, Afghanistan, in September. A new U.S.-sponsored survey shows dramatic gains in life expectancy and other aspects of health care in Afghanistan. But some experts are questioning the accuracy of the results. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan

Gains In Afghan Health: Too Good To Be True?

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is considering a bill that would eliminate the state's 6 percent tax on cosmetic medical procedures like Botox by July 2013. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Around the Nation

Botox Tax Goes Under The Knife In New Jersey

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Empty gondolas sit parked above a lone skier in mid-December on an open trail at Loon Mountain ski area in Lincoln, N.H. Warm temperatures have continued to hover above optimal snowmaking levels, making for a late start to the ski season in the Northeast. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Ski Resorts Blow Fake Snow For A 'Brown' Winter

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Relatives of those who died in the 2010 earthquake attend a memorial service at the mass grave site in Titanyen, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday. Haitians are marking the second anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake with church services throughout the country on what is a national holiday of remembrance. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Reporter's Notebook

Haiti: Reflections On Overcoming 2 Years Of Disaster

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People gather around a car as it is removed by a mobile crane in Tehran, Iran. The car was being driven by Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan when it was targeted by a bomb Wednesday. Roshan was killed in the blast. Meghdad Madadi/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

Assassination Opens New Rifts Between Iran And The West

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An Indian street dweller prepares food on the streets of Kolkata. A growing number of scientists say that reducing black carbon — mostly soot from burning wood, charcoal and dung — would have an immediate and powerful impact on climate. Deshakalyan Chowdhury/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Environment

To Slow Climate Change, Cut Down On Soot, Ozone

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