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How Math Determines The 'Game Of Thrones' Protagonist

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Shin Eun-mi was deported by immigration authorities in South Korea following an investigation that she broke the National Security Act. Shin Joon-hee/AP via Yonhap hide caption

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The North Korea Threat Keeps A Cold-War Era Security Law Around

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A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, carrying a Hellfire missile, lands at a secret air base after flying a mission in the Persian Gulf region on Jan. 7. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Police use water cannons to block South Korean protesters following a large rally against the government in downtown Seoul on Nov. 14. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Civil Rights At Issue In Korea, But Not The Korea You'd Expect

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The campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton sparred on Friday after a software glitch allowed the Sanders campaign to view and save proprietary data from the Clinton campaign. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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What Can — Or Should — Internet Companies Do To Fight Terrorism?

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President Obama and French President Francois Hollande place flowers at the Bataclan, site of one of the Paris terrorists attacks. Obama is in Paris for a climate-change conference. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Martin O'Malley participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Saturday in Des Moines. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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When It Comes To Counterterrorism, Why Bush And Obama Aren't So Far Apart

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Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, left speaks at a Republican presidential debate last month, as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Debate: Is Obama's Iran Deal Good for America?

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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

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