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Army Lt. Kenneth Kovach speaks to members of Pakistan's paramilitary Frontier Corps over coils of concertina wire that separate Afghanistan and Pakistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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People gather in downtown Holyoke, Mass., for a "bring your own restaurant," or BYOR, event. It's free to those who share. And the ambiance is unexpected, as the outdoor location keeps changing. People learn where BYOR is going to be via Facebook. Courtesy Peter Palombella hide caption

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President Obama hopes to convince female voters -- like those who turned out for his campaign swing in Reno, Nev., in 2008 -- to go to the polls in November. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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President Clinton and Democratic gubernatorial candidate and California Attorney General Jerry Brown wave to students at a rally in Los Angeles on Oct. 15. Clinton is as much of an asset to Democratic candidates as President Obama, and in some cases, more so. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Twelve Variations on a Chorale by J.S. Bach -- Variation 3 Simone Dinnerstein 0:18

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Twelve Variations on a Chorale by J.S. Bach — Variation 11 Simone Dinnerstein 1:29

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The University of Maryland competitive cheer team, including Alison Iovino (right) and Tricia Fitzgerald (left), has won the national competition four times in its seven-year history. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Cindy and Craig Corrie, seen earlier this month in Jerusalem, are suing the Israeli Defense Forces to get a full accounting of their daughter's death. Rachel Corrie was crushed by a bulldozer as she tried to stop it from demolishing a Palestinian home in 2003. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Virgin Galactic is developing a suborbital spacecraft to carry spaceflight participants to about 65 miles above Earth. The craft, SpaceShipOne, is carried high above the Earth by a special plane called The White Knight, then launched. Courtesy of Scaled Composites hide caption

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