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Afghan protesters shout anti-American slogans during a protest in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 12 after international troops opened fire on a bus carrying Afghan civilians, killing at least five people. Allauddin Khan/AP hide caption

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Afghan Deaths Threaten Support For U.S. Offensive

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A satellite captured the erupting of the Okmok Caldera volcano on Umnak Island in Alaska in July 2008. The volcano spewed both steam and ash. NASA/AP hide caption

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Who Determines When Airways Are Safe From Ash?

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No One Knows About Persian Cats is about a band trying to find a place to make music in a country where popular music is banned. Mijfilm hide caption

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'Persian Cats' Exposes Repression Of Musicians In Iran

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Bob Lewis contracted a rare fungal disease called Crytococcus gattii in 2007 that is spreading through the Pacific Northwest. He and his wife, Joan, live in Portland, Ore. Jane Greenhalgh/NPR hide caption

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Fungal Disease Spreads Through Pacific Northwest

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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis play Troy and Rose Maxson, a couple who have been together for 18 years. Rose, who is loyal to Troy despite his past infidelity, is helping to raise his illegitimate daughter, Raynell. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Fences': Where Washington And Wilson Finally Meet

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