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Afghan commandos move through a smokescreen during a training exercise at Camp Commando on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

With The U.S. In The Background, Afghan Commandos Step It Up

With fighting expected to pick up this spring, Afghanistan's security is heavily dependent on elite forces like the commandos. NPR's Tom Bowman profiles the top enlisted man.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Clinton foundation's Clinton Global Initiative conference with her husband, Bill, and daughter, Chelsea, looking on. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

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Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

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Our modern relationship to property — namely that it's burdensome to own, and therefore less valuable — has allowed the sharing economy to expand. Gustav Dejert/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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All Tech Considered

When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

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Migrants crowd an inflatable dinghy as members of the Italian coast guard approach them off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea on April 22. Alessandro Di Meo/AP hide caption

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Parallels

For Europe-Bound Migrants, Desperation Outweighs Risks

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For Europe-Bound Migrants, Desperation Outweighs Risks

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A man stands near collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on April 27, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit Nepal. Aftershocks tend to get less frequent with time, scientists say, but not necessarily gentler. Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

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Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

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Afghan commandos move through a smokescreen during a training exercise at Camp Commando on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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With The U.S. In The Background, Afghan Commandos Step It Up

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Sen. Marco Rubio spoke at the an Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting last weekend. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

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3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

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Ran Duan will represent the U.S. at the Bacardi Global Legacy Cocktail Competition in Sydney on April 28. Daniel A. Gross hide caption

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Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink

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