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U.S. Woman And Family Freed After 5 Years In Captivity In Afghanistan

Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and their three children had been held by an extremist group in Afghanistan. The U.S. and Pakistan say they worked together to secure the release.

Senior Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri (left) sits next to Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad as they sign a reconciliation deal in Cairo on Thursday. Under the agreement, Hamas would cede control of the Gaza Strip to the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority by Dec. 1. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza

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U.S. Woman And Family Freed After 5 Years In Captivity In Afghanistan

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A panel of experts has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a treatment developed by Spark Therapeutics for a rare form of blindness. Spark Therapeutics hide caption

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FDA Panel Endorses Gene Therapy For A Form Of Childhood Blindness

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