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Secretary of State John Kerry flies over Afghanistan on Oct. 11. He met with President Hamid Karzai to work out an agreement on U.S. presence in the country. Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kerry Says He Hopes Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Shipped Out Of Region

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Wilma Stordahl with her sons (from left) Kevin, Kazon and Kenneth at Kazon's high school graduation. "We think of Norwegians as being tall and blond and blue-eyed," Stordahl says. "My sons are tall — but they're not blond and blue-eyed." Courtesy of Wilma Stordahl hide caption

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Holding Onto The Other Half Of 'Mixed-Race'

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The botulism toxin comes from Clostridium botulinum bacteria, seen here in a colorized micrograph. James Cavallini/Science Source hide caption

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Why Scientists Held Back Details On A Unique Botulinum Toxin

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President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner take part in a ceremony to unveil a statue honoring the late civil rights activist Rosa Parks in the Capitol in February. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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For Obama And Boehner, No Sign Of Thaw In Frosty Relationship

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The specialty grocer Trader Joe's says next year it will end its policy of offering health benefits for part-time workers. Instead, the store will offer part-timers cash to help buy coverage. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Part-Time Workers Search New Exchanges For Health Insurance

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Andrew Gombert/AP hide caption

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Israel's Netanyahu Says He'd 'Consider' A Meeting With New Iranian Leader

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