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Justice Antonin Scalia testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 5, 2011. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Even Scalia's Dissenting Opinions Get Major Scrutiny

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Syria's ongoing fighting is increasingly a sectarian conflict with the majority Sunni Muslims facing off against the Alawites who make up most of the country's ruling elite. Here, government opponents rally in the northern town of Mareh on June 29. Vedat Xhymshit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East

A Syrian Defector Confronts A Sectarian Divide

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A Syrian Defector Confronts A Sectarian Divide

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Some young adults say their student loan debt affects their dating and marriage potential. A few have had partners break up with them over debt, while other couples forge ahead, but keep finances separate and avoid legal marriage. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Economy

Call Me Maybe When Your School Loan Is Paid In Full

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Call Me Maybe When Your School Loan Is Paid In Full

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Dr. Lisa Sterman holds up a Truvada pill at her office in San Francisco in May. Even before the Food and Drug Administration's approval, Sterman had prescribed Truvada for about a dozen patients at high risk for developing AIDS. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection

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FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection

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Infinite Z, a tech company funded by the CIA's venture capital fund In-Q-Tel, has developed 3-D imaging technology that allows users to interact with holographic images. Courtesy of Infinite Z hide caption

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All Tech Considered

In-Q-Tel: The CIA's Tax-Funded Player In Silicon Valley

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In-Q-Tel: The CIA's Tax-Funded Player In Silicon Valley

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Kenya has made its public schools free, which has dramatically increased the number of students. But this has also led to overcrowding. Here, four boys share a desk and a single textbook at the Amboni Secondary School in central Kenya. Courtesy of Turk Pipkin hide caption

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Africa

Kenya's Free Schools Bring A Torrent Of Students

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Kenya's Free Schools Bring A Torrent Of Students

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Covey was a motivational speaker known for boiling down life practices that lead to action in a way that made it easy for people to understand. Ric Feld/AP hide caption

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Obituaries

Stephen Covey's 'Habits' Spanned Business, Life

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Stephen Covey's 'Habits' Spanned Business, Life

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A studio portrait of Kitty Wells in the mid-'70s. Frank Driggs Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

Kitty Wells, Pioneering Country Singer, Dies

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Kitty Wells, Pioneering Country Singer, Dies

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