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Oct. 20: Sen. John Kerry (from left), U.N. envoy Kai Eide and Afghan President Hamid Karzai discuss plans for a runoff against his main rival, Abdullah Abdullah. Karzai called the vote a "step forward" for democracy in the troubled country, but Abdullah later pulled out of the runoff before the vote was held, claiming it would be tainted. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Karzai Must Kick Out 'Cronies' To Succeed, Kerry Says

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Babies May Pick Up Language Cues In Womb

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Brahms' Lullaby Lorie Line
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Free All That You Can Be: George Clooney and Kevin Spacey play members of a New Age Army unit whose special skills include cloudbursting and spirit channeling. When the unit's leader goes missing, all signs point to a renegade member. Laura Macgruder hide caption

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'Men Who Stare At Goats': GIs Use Their Third Eyes

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