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Brig. Gen. Larry Nicholson approaches Patrol Base Lakhari in southern Helmand province. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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'America's Battalion' In Afghanistan

Marines Seek To Tame Afghan 'Snake's Head'

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Marines Seek To Tame Afghan 'Snake's Head'

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Bruce Marks (left), CEO of the nonprofit organization Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, talks to homeowners waiting to meet with bank representatives at a NACA event in Los Angeles in September. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

Housing Advocate Takes Foreclosure Help On Tour

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Housing Advocate Takes Foreclosure Help On Tour

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Migrants walk next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Tijuana, in September 2009. The U.S. recession has serious repercussions on the Mexican economy, which relies heavily on remittances from its workers in the U.S. Guillermo Arias/AP hide caption

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The Americas

U.S. Woes Cut Cash Flow From Mexican Migrants

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U.S. Woes Cut Cash Flow From Mexican Migrants

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Magic And Bird: A Rivalry Gives Way To Friendship

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Tracking The Overhaul

GOP Unveils Health Care Bill

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GOP Unveils Health Care Bill

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In Va., GOP's McDonnell Defeats Democrat Deeds

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In Va., GOP's McDonnell Defeats Democrat Deeds

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