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Oil tankers sit at a NATO supply terminal in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Feb. 9. In November, Pakistan's government shut down the main routes for bringing supplies to U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. Masroor/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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U.S., Pakistan At Impasse Over Afghan Supply Routes

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Mi Swing Es Tropical/Ritmo Tropical Nickodemus & Quantic
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Regi BugalĂș The Quantic Soul Orchestra

This giant squid was caught about 10 miles off the shores of Oahu, Hawaii, in 1981. The pupil of its eye measured more than 3.5 inches across. Current Biology hide caption

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Just How Big Are The Eyes Of A Giant Squid?

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will give schools alternatives to ground beef made with what critics have called "pink slime." mcnsonbrg@yahoo.com/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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USDA To Give Schools More Ground Beef Choices After Outcry Over 'Pink Slime'

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Mistress of Storms Michael Occhipinti
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Inchworm [Silent Servant Remix] Battles
Fly and Unfold Christian Pabst
Lollipops and Roses Herb Alpert
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Sinnerman [Felix da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix] Nina Simone

A family of Syrian refugees in a camp set up near the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the Syrian border. Jordan has welcomed Syrian refugees, but has limited resources to help them. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Fleeing Syrians, Jordan Offers Bare-Bones Refuge

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Syrians and Turks show their support for Syrian President Bashar Assad in Turkey's southern city of Antakya on Feb. 19. Assad is a member of the minority Alawite religious sect, and many Alawites on both sides of the border support him. Zohra Bensemra/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Along Syrian Border, Turks Torn By Divided Loyalties

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Concept 1 Kodomo
Juicebox The Section Quartet
Jack and Ginger The Bo-Keys
The Last Crusader Sam Roberts Band

A homemade bumper sticker on the back of a car during a Tea Party rally in Concord, N.H., Romney appeared on Sept. 4. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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For Appeal To Future, Romney's Rhetoric Looks Back

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Baby Man Gene Harris & The Three Sounds
B Minor Lanterna
Slinky Spring Milt The Kudzu Ranch
Boe Money Galactic
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