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To escape fighting, thousands of civilians flee the town of Sake in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday. Rebels captured Sake and made other advances in the area this week. Eastern Congo and the larger region have been the scene of frequent fighting over the past two decades. Phil Moore/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Africa

Rebel Advances In Congo Send Civilians Fleeing

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Rebel Advances In Congo Send Civilians Fleeing

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Artyom Savelyev, now 9, was sent back to Russia on a plane by his adoptive U.S. mother in 2010. The case stirred anger in Russia. Misha Japaridze/AP hide caption

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Russia, U.S. Seek To Resolve Friction On Adoptions

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Demonstrators rally to protest violence against women in a march in Milan, Italy, in November 2009. This year, more than 100 women in Italy have been killed by their male partners. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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World

Italian Women Call For Action Against 'Femicide'

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Italian Women Call For Action Against 'Femicide'

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William Beal, standing at center, started a long-term study on seed germination in 1879. He buried 20 bottles with seeds in them for later researchers to unearth and plant. Michigan State University hide caption

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Michigan State University

Science

Experiments That Keep Going And Going And Going

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Experiments That Keep Going And Going And Going

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Middle East

Fragile Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Holds

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Fragile Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Holds

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As a young classical composer, Missy Mazzoli borrows music and business strategies from the indie rock world. Stephen Taylor hide caption

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Missy Mazzoli: A New Opera And New Attitude For Classical Music

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