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Scientists Reach Milestone On Way To Artificial Life

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Out Here HiM
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Bienvenido Josh Rouse
Renouf's Last Tooth Avishai Cohen
Djärimirri Gurrumul Yunupingu
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Ahmed Wali Karzai (center, on phone), pictured here last November when his brother Hamid was re-elected president of Afghanistan, is a powerful leader in Kandahar. Chairman of Kandahar's provincial council, he is allied with the U.S. but tainted by accusations of corruption. Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kandahar Corruption Poses Challenge For U.S.

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Sunset Room Two Loons for Tea
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Lobby Call Law of the Least Effort
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BP's Own Numbers Prove Spill Greater Than Estimate

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Louisiana Sandbar Plan Worries Some Scientists

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Woke Up Dead in the Morning Roots of Orchis
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Salinas Greg Reitan
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Testimony The Phenomenal Handclap Band
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M79 Vampire Weekend
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Maria Villareal (right), owner of Tamaleria Nuevo Leon, and helper Margarita Gamino make tamales in Villareal's store in the Mexican Town district in Detroit two years ago. Detroit's Mexican community has seen a 34 percent increase in small business development in just the past three years. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Latino Businesses Flourish In Detroit

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Thule The Album Leaf
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Andrew Jackson Dianogah
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Place in Space Stanley Jordan
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Pot Licker Stanton Moore
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