A pro-Islamic human rights group chants slogans as they call for the removal of Syrian president Bashar al Assad and his regime during a demonstration outside the Syrian Embassy in Ankara. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Policemen stand guard outside the compound used as a hideout by Osama bin Laden, the day after a U.S. raid killed the al Qaida leader in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Activists: Hama Faces Another Attack

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A researcher works at the Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics in central China's Hubei province on June 9. Beijing's spending on research and development has increased over the past few years in an effort to re-establish the country's scientific prowess. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Aims To Renew Status As Scientific Superpower

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Members of a pro-Islamic human rights group hold up a sign that reads "We remember Hama" during a protest against the Syrian regime Monday in Ankara, Turkey. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protests In Israel Target High Housing Costs

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Details Of The Bin Laden Raid, Recounted By The SEALs

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Libyan Rebel Leader's Death Spurs Opposition Infighting

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Syrian Forces Attack Anti-Government Demonstrations

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Syrian Government Escalates Crackdown Ahead Of Ramadan

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Neil Johnson, a University of Miami physicist, developed this mathematical formula to predict insurgent attacks in war zones. Courtesy of Neil Johnson hide caption

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Math Can Predict Insurgent Attacks, Physicist Says

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Ramadan Arrives In Rebel-Held Libya

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China Watches As Washington Debates Debt

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African Union and Somali troops launch an attack on al-Shabaab, a militant group linked to al-Qaida, in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Thursday in an effort to protect famine relief efforts, officials said. The World Food Program says it cannot reach 2.2 million people in need of aid in the militant-controlled areas in southern Somalia because of insecurity. AP hide caption

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Conflict Zone Slows Aid For Somalia's Famine Victims

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UN Rushes Relief To Somalia's Starving Refugees

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