Afghan police and officials visit the site of a suicide attack in Kabul in September. A suicide bomber blew himself up alongside a minivan carrying foreigners on a major highway leading to the international airport in the Afghan capital, police said, killing at least 10 people, including nine foreigners. Massoud Hossaini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan, Pakistan Seek A Fatwa Against Suicide Attacks

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Vive La Scandale! French Lawmakers Caught In The Act (Of Playing Scrabble)

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For Some In Minneapolis, National Gun Debate Hits Close To Home

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Healing 'Brick City': A Newark Doctor Returns Home

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The Scottish Play (The Olivier Way)

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Play-By-Play: Read Along With The Grammy Awards

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Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop

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President Obama speaks about his gun control agenda before law enforcement officials in Minneapolis on Monday. The president was doing what his aides say he didn't do often enough in his first term: getting outside of Washington to build public support for legislation. Ben Garvin/Getty Images hide caption

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Public Pressure, Background Checks Central To Obama Gun Control Strategy

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Brookfield, Vt., residents fear that Postal Service changes will eventually lead to the closing of their small town post office. About 1,300 people live in Brookfield, according to 2010 U.S. Census figures. Steve Zind/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Second Chances Find 'Safe Haven' In Sparks' Latest Love Story

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