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A zoo in central China's Henan province swapped a dog — a Tibetan mastiff like the one shown here — for a lion, in another story that recently swept Chinese cyberspace. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Too Weird To Be True? In China, You Never Can Tell

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A group of technology and retail groups is beginning a national ad campaign targeting so-called patent trolls. The Internet Association, National Restaurant Association, National Retail Federation and Food Marketing Institute hide caption

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Taking The Battle Against Patent Trolls To The Public

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Blair Cook and his sons, Dalton and Keegan, set out to hike Piestewa Peak in Central Phoenix. Peter O'Dowd/NPR hide caption

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Summer Nights: Phoenix's Piestewa Peak

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With the possibility of a strike on Syrian targets, U.S. firms are trying to protect themselves from cyberattacks that may follow. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Firms Brace For Possible Retaliatory Cyberattacks From Syria

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The protesters who opposed Hosni Mubarak two years ago, like these demonstrators in Cario's Tahrir Square on Feb. 8, 2011, have been pushed to the sidelines in the current confrontation. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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In Egypt's Political Turmoil, Middle Ground Is The Loneliest

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