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Iraqi supporters of former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's Al-Iraqiya secular alliance campaign last week in the multi-ethnic Iraqi city of Kirkuk, about 160 miles north of Baghdad. Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Plan For Troop Exit Hinges On Iraq Elections

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Retired members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) listen to details of their retirement accounts while they attend a monthly benefits meeting in Detroit in 2008. Investment experts say people make the mistake of not adjusting the balance of stocks and bonds in their portfolios after making their initial investment. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Retirement Planning: Beyond The Downturn

Rebuilding A Nest Egg After The Great Recession

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Children play inside the Ecle College Mixtede La Foi, a school that has been converted into a shelter for earthquake refugees in Montrouis, Haiti, about 50 miles northwest of Port-au-Prince. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Quake-Ravaged Haiti Struggles To Revive Schools

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Texas GOP gubernatorial candidates (from left) Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Debra Medina debate in Dallas. Louis DeLuca, Pool/AP hide caption

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The Tea Party In America

Texas GOP Primary A Battle Of Conservative Cred

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The Afghan head of the Third Brigade 205th corps, Gen. Mohiudin Ghori, tells Marja villagers that it is time to back the government, not the Taliban. Soraya Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Taliban Resistance Strong In Southern Afghanistan

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Police officers stand guard at a pro-government rally on Feb. 11 commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. Foreign media were banned from covering the opposition protests. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Iran's Opposition Falters After State Stifles Protests

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University College London, where Abdulmutallab studied from 2005 to 2008, is one of 12 British universities on an intelligence agency watch list. Courtesy stevecadman via Flickr hide caption

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Going Radical

In London, Bomb Suspect Found Militant Edge

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