Dubai now boasts the world's largest building, Burj Khalifa. Zakaria says the world is now experiencing what he calls "the rise of the rest," where countries around the world are growing at previously unthinkable rates. Marwan Naamani/Getty Images hide caption

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What Does A 'Post-American World' Look Like?

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U.S. Military Searches For A Device To Stop IEDs

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker ... Run Your Algorithm

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How Industrial Farming 'Destroyed' The Tasty Tomato

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'Just One More Thing' About Falk, TV's 'Columbo'

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Research from Stanford University showed that while Philadelphia had a slightly higher percentage of charter schools outperforming traditional public schools, the city also had many more charter schools — more than half, in some categories — where the students weren't performing as well as they did at their previous school. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Investigating Charter Schools Fraud In Philadelphia

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A self-portrait by Rembrandt, valued at $36 million, was taken from the Swedish National Museum in 2000. Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, went undercover — as an authenticator for an Eastern European mob group — to recover it. Swedish National Museum hide caption

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Robert Wittman's 'Priceless' Pursuit Of Stolen Art

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'Compass Of Pleasure': Why Some Things Feel So Good

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'That's How' Christoph Niemann Explains It All

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'Death And After In Iraq': Memoir Of A Mortuary

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'You Think That's Bad': Fiction Of The Unfamiliar

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Nick Cave: An Australian On Love And Death In America

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Demian Bichir stars in A Better Life as a Mexican immigrant living illegally in Los Angeles, trying to provide the best life he can for his son Luis (Jose Julian). Merrick Morton/Summit Publicity hide caption

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Chris Weitz: From 'New Moon' To 'A Better Life'

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Pro-Palestinian protesters run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops along the border between Israel and Syria on June 5. Israeli troops battled hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters who tried to burst across Syria's frontier with the Golan Heights, killing a reported 20 people and wounding scores more. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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What The Arab Spring Means For Israel And Palestine

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'Life, Death And Politics' Treating Chicago's Uninsured

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