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A man holds the keys to his car while yelling for customers to catch a ride with him to Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan and the border crossing at the Khyber Pass. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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World

Afghan-Pakistan Border Blocks NATO, Not Taliban

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Afghan-Pakistan Border Blocks NATO, Not Taliban

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Some 3,000 evangelical Christian Cubans attend an open-air service in Havana to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their public service in 1999. Evangelism is among the fastest-growing religions in communist — and formerly atheist — Cuba. Adalberto Roque/AFP hide caption

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The Americas

Cubans Flock To Evangelism To Fill Spiritual Vacuum

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Cubans Flock To Evangelism To Fill Spiritual Vacuum

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Liz Etmanski (from left) and PLAN co-founders Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack take a stroll on a beach in Vancouver, British Columbia. Courtesy of the Etmanski and Cammack family hide caption

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Social Entrepreneurs: Taking On World Problems

Finding Support For Children With Disabilities

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Finding Support For Children With Disabilities

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John le Carre, a former British intelligence officer, is the author of many best-selling espionage thrillers including The Spy Who Came In From The Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Constant Gardener. Le Carre is a pseudonym -- his real name is David Cornwell. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Colorful Crime Boss Inspires Le Carre's 'Traitor'

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