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Syrians gather by the rubble of a house destroyed by shelling in the northern town of Azaz, on the outskirts of Aleppo, on Monday. Muhammed Muheisen/AP hide caption

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Under The Shadow Of Jets, A Syrian Town Presses On

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Afghan girls walk home from school in Kunduz province earlier this year. Despite progress in recent years, girls who want an education face threats from the Taliban and other extremists, and sometimes even their own families. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Afghan Girl, Going To School Is Act Of Bravery

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Escapist The Streets
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Pick Pocket Wil Blades & Billy Martin
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Fall Movie Preview: Bob Mondello Looks Ahead

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Revolting Children Matilda
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Malaika, 19, sits behind a friend while her makeup is applied at a friend's home in Rawalpindi. The transgender teenager got straight As in school before dropping out because of discrimination from her classmates. Now she dances at weddings and other parties for money. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan's Transgenders In A Category Of Their Own

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Children of The Sun Dead Can Dance
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Ziguala Kazadijidis, Stelios
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No Condition Is Permanent Chopteeth & Head-Roc

Mitt Romney proclaimed himself a strong supporter of abortion rights in state campaigns in 1994 and in 2002. Now, he says he opposes almost all abortions. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Romney And Abortion: Another Shift In The Works?

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Danza brasilera, for guitar Miloš Karadaglic
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Last Crusade Sam Roberts Band

In seeking financial backers for her Ouya game console, Julie Uhrman was looking for about $1 million. The business received far more than that amount. Kickstarter hide caption

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When A Kickstarter Campaign Fails, Does Anyone Get The Money Back?

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Mama Said Knock You Out LL Cool J
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Accordion Boogie Clifton Chenier
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Sometimes Punch Brothers
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Derek Hoke: Three Quiet Chords And A Microphone

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Revolting Children Matilda
Smoothie Song Nickel Creek
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