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When American forces leave the Panjwai area in November, Afghan security forces will have to find a way to work together across the spectrum of local and national forces. If they don't, the Taliban will continue to find a safe haven and mount attacks on Kandahar. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Can Captain Sunshine Save The Israeli Electric Car Dream?

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5 - 4 = Unity Pavement
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A Second Chance For A Father And Foster Son

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Venezuelan Joggers Find Safety In Numbers

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Like Father, Like Son: Creating Art In A Time Of Troubles

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I Am A Ramblin' Irishman The Corrib Folk
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Zack Snyder, Making Superman Over For Our Era

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