A driver uses a cell phone, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Freeport, Maine. On Saturday, Sept. 12, a new law makes failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle while distracted a traffic infraction in Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Tina Brown says the fate of Afghan women — like these, voting in their country's presidential election in August — isn't a high enough priority in the debate over U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Writer/director Joss Whedon won an Emmy for his Web musical about an aspiring supervillain, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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