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Specialist Gregory Goodrich, from Paw Paw Michigan, with Butcher Troop, part of the US Army 1st Infantry Division, fires a Mark 19 grenade launcher at a Taliban mortar team as incoming rounds were hitting just outside the bunker at Combat Outpost Wilderness in Paktia provence, eastern Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Target Tuesday: In Afghanistan, A Mortar Attack Caught On Tape

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Kindergartners at KIPP Empower Academy in South Los Angeles work on laptops while in another corner of the room, a group of students do an activity with a teacher. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Schools Blend Computers With Classroom Learning

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Vice President Biden arrives at the Capitol on Wednesday for a meeting with legislators to work on a framework for deficit reduction. At left is his chief of staff, Bruce Reed. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Senators Impatient Over Biden Group's Debt Plan

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Elaine Riddick sits with her son, Tony Riddick, at a hearing before a state panel in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday. Jim R. Bounds/AP hide caption

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N.C. Considers Paying Forced Sterilization Victims

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Egyptians who fled fighting in Libya carry their belongings at the Egyptian-Libyan border in Salloum, Egypt. The International Organization for Migration estimates that more than 105,000 Egyptians have returned from Libya. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Egyptian Workers Who Fled Libya Struggle At Home

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Thousands of Chinese students holding Communist flags and a portrait of China's late leader Mao Zedong mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of China's Communist Party. Celebrations like this one come during a controversial moment, as leftist groups push back at criticism of Chairman Mao and the millions of deaths he caused. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Reopen Debate Over Chairman Mao's Legacy

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