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Afghan women pass U.S. soldiers near Bagram Air Base outside Kabul in 2010. While conditions for Afghan women have improved over the past decade, but they still face many restrictions, as well as abuses like honor killings. Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing Death, Afghan Girl Runs To U.S. Military

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Strength to Survive SOJA
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It's All Right Impressions of Curtis Mayfield

Pillow Talk stars Doris Day (above) and Rock Hudson as a pair of strangers who butt heads and fall in love on a shared telephone line. Universal Pictures hide caption

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DVD Picks: 'Pillow Talk'

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Pillow Talk Doris Day
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Mentality SOJA
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, homeownership rates got even closer to pre-housing boom numbers in the first quarter of 2012. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Time To Trade The Lease For A Mortgage?

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Painting Atmosphere
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In Her Music Box Atmosphere
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How the West Was Won and Where It Got Us R.E.M.
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Peanuts Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
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Former Prime Minister George Papandreou stands by the tough austerity measures that ultimately brought down his government — and ended his family's leading role in Greek politics. Here, the then-leader addresses the Socialist party parliamentary group at the Greek Parliament in Athens in November. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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George Papandreou: Greece Had To Make Changes

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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead
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Se ve que sabes bailar Radio Jarocho

Andy Pettitte leaves the federal court in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Pettitte took the stand in the retrial of Roger Clemens on charges that Clemens lied when he told Congress in 2008 that he had never used steroids or human growth hormone. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Teammate Testifies Against Clemens In Perjury Trial

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Black Tusk Lumerians
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U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, greets people at Dinky's Blue Belle Diner in Shrewsbury, Mass., on Sunday. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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In Mass. Senate Race, Warren On The Defensive Over Native American Heritage

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Wish for a Flood Ilad
Pata Pata (Skata Skata) The Skatalites

In First Position, dancer-turned-filmmaker Bess Kargman seeks to challenge stereotypes about ballet dancers. Kargman says she didn't fear the challenges of being a first-time director because her subjects' stories were so compelling. IFC Films hide caption

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Young Dancers, Aiming For 'First Position'

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Revolting Children Matilda
Monkey Fight Snake The Bombay Royale
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