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There are more than 100,000 Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, near the Syrian border. Mohammad Hannon/AP hide caption

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Sea Of Syrian Refugees Threatens To Overload Jordan

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Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki, shown on a visit to Libya in 2010, has been widely criticized by human rights groups. Eritrean exiles have organized passive protests, calling on people to stay home Friday. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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With Robocalls, Eritrean Exiles Organize Passive Resistance

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Soon after President Obama spoke at Planned Parenthood's national conference in Washington, D.C., last Friday, the administration alienated some women's health groups. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women's Health Groups Angered By Morning-After Pill Moves

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Virginia Slims Futurebirds
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Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Sales were up by double digits at Chrysler, General Motors and Ford last month. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Housing Recovery Lifts Other Sectors, Too

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, center, exits the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility in Las Animas, Colo., on Wednesday after touring the facility. Hickenlooper has proposed closing the facility due to budget concerns. Andy Cross/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Colorado Weighs Reopening Psychiatric Hospital For Homeless

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A Nomads Retreat Pantha du Prince
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Photon Pantha Du Prince
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These robotic flies, which were built in a Harvard lab, can flap their wings independently of each other and fly around while tethered to a power and control wire. Kevin Ma, Pakpong Chirarattananon/AAAS/Science hide caption

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Of Flybots And Bug Eyes: Insects Inspire Inventors

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A few years ago, Pati Jinich had never heard of Piggy Cookies. But after numerous recipe requests and a chance encounter with the treats in her home country, they've become a family favorite. Courtesy of Penny De Los Santos hide caption

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This Little Piggy Cookie Is A Sweet Mexican Find

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Mexico Al Caiola
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Echo Helen Jane Long
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Some Roads Lead Home Marcus Roberts Trio
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I Will Be Back One Day Lord Huron
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Iron Man 3 Brian Tyler
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Working Man Blues Merle Haggard
'Long as You Know You're Living Yours Keith Jarrett
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Cowboy Take Me Away Dennis Crouch, Charlie Cushman et. al.
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Natalie Maines On Motherhood, Eddie Vedder And Leaving Country Music

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I'd Run Away Natalie Maines
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