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A "getaway selfie," as Mokhtar Alkhanshali calls it: Alkhanshali (left) makes his way across the Red Sea with this boat driver — and without navigation equipment. Mokhtar Alkhanshali hide caption

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Trapped In Yemen's 'Armageddon,' An American Made A Dangerous Escape

Shortly after Saudi airstrikes began in Yemen, an American importer realized he was stuck in a war zone. Only with some quick thinking — and a tiny boat — did he narrowly escape back to the U.S.

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Trapped In Yemen's 'Armageddon,' An American Made A Dangerous Escape

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President Obama speaks beside Russian President Dmitry Medvedev after signing New START documents in 2010. Now five years old, that treaty has taken on renewed relevance in light of the framework nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New START Nuke Deal With Russia May Be Aging — But It's Not Over

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In American Odyssey, Anna Friel plays Sgt. Odelle Ballard, who is stationed in Mali. After her team is killed, she finds herself running for her life — which includes disguising herself as a man. Keith Bernstein/NBC hide caption

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'American Odyssey': Three Ordinary People, One Thrill-Filled Plot

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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry

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In 'Snowy Egret,' A Fierce New Band Takes Flight

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