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A Marine carry team lifts a transfer case containing the remains of Cpl. Paul J. Miller at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on July 21. Miller, of Traverse City, Mich., was killed by a roadside bomb blast while on patrol in Afghanistan. July was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in the nearly nine-year-old war. Steve Ruark/AP hide caption

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Roadside Bombs Raise U.S. Stakes In Afghanistan

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Mitch Miller died in New York City at age 99. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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Influential Record Producer Mitch Miller Dies

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Anne Rice, pictured here in 2006, has decided to leave the Catholic Church -- a decision she says was "very painful." Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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Writer Anne Rice: 'Today I Quit Being A Christian'

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Supporters of President Hugo Chavez attend a rally as he delivers a speech during Labor Day in Caracas on May 1, 2009. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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In Venezuela, Rise Of Labor Unions Turns Deadly

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Luisa Maita just released her debut album, Lero-Lero. Joao Wainer hide caption

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Luisa Maita: The New Voice Of Brazil

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The human shoulder (above) allows the arm to hang freely and enables us to flex the arm at the elbow and perform tasks in front of us with ease. Because of its location and structure, the human arm is great for throwing. The ape shoulder (below), by contrast, allows for a different range of motion and is more suited to hanging from trees. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Armed And Deadly: Shoulder, Weapons Key To Hunt

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