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Men walk amid rubble after Boko Haram militants raided the town of Benisheik in northeast Nigeria, on Sept. 19. The Islamist group has been waging an insurgency in northern and central Nigeria for the past four years and was recently placed on the U.S. list of terrorist groups. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Nigeria's Bloody Fight, Who's Gaining The Upper Hand?

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Who They Wish I Was Christian Scott
Of Fire (Les Filles De La Nouvelle Orleans) Christian Scott
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After Floods, Some Colo. Rivers Aren't Where They Used To Be

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Gov. Scott Walker Recounts First-Term Battles In New Book

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The Art Of Letter-Writing Isn't Lost On These Scribblers

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Google and five other companies sent a letter last month to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting legislation to reform NSA surveillance programs. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Profit, Not Just Principle, Has Tech Firms Concerned With NSA

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NASA's PhoneSat, a 4-by-4-inch CubeSat satellite, will use an Android smartphone as its motherboard. It was among the 29 satellites launched Tuesday from Wallops Island, Va. Another miniature satellite, developed by high school students, also was on board. Dominic Hart/AP hide caption

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First Satellite Developed By High Schoolers Sent Into Space

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In Basketball, It's Always About What's Next

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