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Rebel fighters take up position near the military airport outside the rebel-held town of Azaz in northern Syria on Aug. 21. In rebel-held towns like Azaz, activists are taking on new, risky roles as the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad continues. Youssef Boudlal/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Activists Take On New And Riskier Roles

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The Outer Banks The Album Leaf
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In a Safe Place
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Cuidad del Swing Quantic

Franciscan University of Steubenville's Christ the King Chapel seen at dusk in this image taken in 1980, in Steubenville, Ohio. Courtesy of David E. West hide caption

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College Course Lumps Homosexuality, Rape, Murder

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Hoy Fernanda Ulibarri
Brambles Jónsi
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For more than three decades, presidential candidates have talked tough about China during the campaign season, but opted for more moderate policies as president. Republican nominee Mitt Romney, shown speaking in Colorado in July, accuses China of manipulating its currency in order to export its goods cheaply to the US. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Candidates Criticize China; Presidents Show Caution

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A man stands in a fountain in Washington Square Park on July 18, in New York City. Temperatures were expected in the upper 90's during another heat wave in the city. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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When Heat Kills: Global Warming As Public Health Threat

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Aladdin Dub The Spy from Cairo
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Arabadub
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Ready Set Loop Sbtrkt
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Keyboard City
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Likely Ada

In South Carolina, Pennsylvania and several other states, new voter ID laws are being challenged in court just eight weeks before the general election. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Voting Laws In Several States Remain Unsettled

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KC Doppler Slide Five
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Abductions and Reconstructions
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Zenophile Mylo
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What Will Apple's Patent Case Mean For Phone Design?

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My Burr Minotaur Shock

U.S. Army soldiers learn to play khosai, Afghanistan's full-contact national pastime, at Fort Campbell. Blake Farmer for NPR hide caption

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Army Aims To Use Words, Not Weapons, With Afghans

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Crack Rock Frank Ocean
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Channel Orange
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You Look Good In Orange Charlie Hunter
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Tchavolo Swing The Hot Club of San Francisco

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