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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pauses outside the West Wing of the White House after meeting Wednesday with President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Reid's Tough Tactics In Shutdown Drama Draw Notice

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Palestinians inspect trucks loaded with iron arriving from Israel through the Kerem Shalom border crossing into Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 22. The delivery of the materials to the private sector is a first since the Hamas takeover in 2007. Hatem Moussa/AP hide caption

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Middle East

Israel Eases Restriction On Building Materials To Gaza Strip

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Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to local residents during a fundraising picnic for the Iowa Republican Party in Des Moines in July. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Politics

Why Ted Cruz Looms Large In Government Shutdown Drama

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A woman surnamed Chu (left), 77, attends the hearing of a case against her daughter and husband in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu province, on July 1. Chu's daughter has been ordered to visit her at least once every two months, in the first case under a new law to protect the elderly. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels

Ethical Tradition Meets Economics In An Aging China

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The audience concentrates on a presentation by Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger's office about the federal health care overhaul at the University of Kansas satellite campus in Overland Park, Kan., earlier this month. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Insurance Exchange 101: Here's What You Need To Know

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Enroll America outreach worker Rosy Mota (right) talks about the federal health care law with a CVS customer. Carrie Feibel hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Houston Gears Up For Obamacare, Despite GOP OppositionHouston Public Media News 88.7

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A crude oil storage tank lies on its side in floodwaters along the South Platte River, in Weld County, Colo., on Sept. 17. Hundreds of natural gas and oil wells along with pipelines are shut down by flooding, as state and federal inspectors gauge the damage and look for potential contamination from inundated oil fields. John Wark/AP hide caption

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Energy

In Wake Of Colo. Floods, A Scramble To Clean Up Spilled OilKUNC

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Janis Shinwari is seen wearing his body armor in 2008. Shinwari, an Afghan interpreter who assisted U.S. forces, has been waiting three years for a visa to enter the United States. He is now in hiding in Afghanistan. Matt Zeller hide caption

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Afghanistan

U.S. Soldier Fights For Afghan Interpreter Who Saved His Life

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An iceberg floats through the water in Ilulissat, Greenland, in July. Researchers are studying how climate change and melting glaciers will affect the rest of the world. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Environment

How Many Scientists Does It Take To Write A Climate Report?

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Stephen King is the author of more than 50 books, including The Shining, Carrie and The Dark Tower series. Shane Leonard/Courtesy of Scribner hide caption

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Stephen King On Getting Scared: 'Nothing Like Your First Time'

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