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Soldiers from Chaos Company, 101st Airborne Division, destroy a building in Kandahar. Troops from Headquarters Company recently entered the abandoned Kandahar village of Haji Abdu Rauf to destroy anything useful so the Taliban don't use it as a safe haven. Massoud Hossaini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Earning Afghans' Trust The 'Big Challenge' For U.S.

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Adolf Hitler (right) with his foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, in 1941. A new study states that Germany's foreign ministry staff cooperated in the Holocaust much more than has previously been acknowledged. Von Ribbentrop was hanged for war crimes after the Nuremberg trials. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe

Probe Details Culpability Of Nazi-Era Diplomats

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Probe Details Culpability Of Nazi-Era Diplomats

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Classically trained composer Guo Yong says it took him years to see the value of his Buyi minority music, such as blowing on leaves to mimic birdsong. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Music News

Master Of The Leaf: Preserving China's Music

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Master Of The Leaf: Preserving China's Music

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Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA) (right) speaks to a potential voter during a campaign rally at Tonsler Park in Charlottesville, Va, on Oct. 10. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2010

Obama Enters The Heated Battle For Virginia's 5th

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Obama Enters The Heated Battle For Virginia's 5th

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A coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va, stores carbon dioxide underground and is the world's largest carbon capture facility. An energy bill that would support such projects is taking a beating from both the left and the right this election season. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2010

Candidates Take Aim At Climate Bill To Win Votes

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Candidates Take Aim At Climate Bill To Win Votes

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Then: On Election Night in 2008, a jubilant Barack Obama greeted supporters in Chicago. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Election 2010

As Economy Has Sputtered, So Has Obama's 'Brand'

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As Economy Has Sputtered, So Has Obama's 'Brand'

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