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Smoke rises from Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Oct. 28, when three Uighurs, a mostly Muslim ethnic minority, drove a jeep into a crowd there, killing two tourists. The people inside the car died as well, after they set their vehicle on fire. STR/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Parallels

Terror Attacks In China Take An Alarming Turn

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New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, seen in 2006 while serving as editor of the Los Angeles Times, said in an interview with NPR that he doesn't believe his predecessor, Jill Abramson, was fired because of gender. Bill Haber/AP hide caption

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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

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President Obama and superintendent of the Military Academy, Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., take the Pledge of Allegiance at the West Point graduation ceremony on Wednesday. In an interview with NPR, President Obama said U.S. foreign policy should focus more on diplomatic efforts than on large-scale military operations. Peter Foley/EPA/Landov hide caption

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More Diplomacy, Fewer Military Missions: 5 Obama Statements Explained

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Muslim Rohingya women are pictured at the Thae Chaung camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Myanmar, on April 22. The stateless Rohingya in western Myanmar have been confined to the camps since violence erupted with majority Buddhists in 2012. The camps rely on international aid agencies, but still lack adequate food and health care. Minzayar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Buddhist-Majority Myanmar, Muslim Minority Gets Pushed To The Margins

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This flea market in Colorado Springs and the Obamacare exchanges are versions of the same thing — marketplaces where sellers display wares and shoppers browse and buy. www.csfleamarket.com hide caption

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To Check Obamacare's Success, Look Beyond Sign-Ups

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A typical Russian kitchen inside an apartment built during the early 1960s, when Nikita Khrushchev led the Soviet Union — what later became known as Khrushchev apartments. Courtesy of The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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How Soviet Kitchens Became Hotbeds Of Dissent And Culture

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A roadside bomb killed Lance Cpl. James Boelk, 24, while he was on foot patrol in Afghanistan, Oct. 15, 2010. The Darkhorse infantry rifleman was on his first combat deployment. Courtesy of the Boelk family hide caption

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One Of Many: Remembering A Fallen Son On Memorial Day

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Anna Matveevna came to this communal apartment in St. Petersburg in 1931, when she was 8 years old. Courtesy of European University, St. Petersburg, Russia,Colgate University and Cornell University hide caption

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How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

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