Afghan Businesses: Election Season Caused Economic Hardship

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Kerry Brokers Deal To End Afghan Election Crisis

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Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan

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Veterans Kick The Prescription Pill Habit, Against Doctors' Orders

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah at the start of a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Friday. Kerry sought Friday to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates. Jim Bourg/AP hide caption

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Bryan McDonel and his father, Mike, both served multiple tours in Iraq with the National Guard. Bryan was first prescribed painkillers before his deployment, and his dependence on medication prompted a downward spiral. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

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Afghan Civilians Suffer During Violent Year

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Early Vote Tallies Speed The Sparring Between Afghan Candidates

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Afghan Election Numbers Come With A Warning: Results Not Final

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Preliminary Results Show Ghani Winning Afghan Presidency

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In Islamabad, A Rare Piano Teacher Pursues His Mission Quietly

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