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Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, addresses the United Nations' 66th General Assembly on Sept. 27. Lou Rouse/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Says 'Blame Game Is Counterproductive'

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Russia's leading political party, United Russia, called for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (left) and and President Dmitry Medvedev to effectively switch jobs when Russia holds elections next year. Putin previously served as president from 1999-2008. Yekaterina Shtukina/AP hide caption

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Will U.S.-Russia Reset Survive A Putin Presidency?

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Seniors at the Greenspring Village Retirement Community in Springfield, Va., play Wii bowling. Julie Rovner/NPR hide caption

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Boomers' 'Delusion' About Health In Retirement

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kept his fans guessing about whether he'll make a run for president during an appearance Tuesday night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Christie's Denials Don't Squelch Candidacy Rumors

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Despite domestic and international pressure, Syrian President Bashar Assad has pursued an aggressive crackdown on protesters, and the outcome of the seven-month-old uprising is far from clear. Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption

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Syrian Leader Digs In For A Long Battle

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Small startup companies have an advantage, says author Eric Ries: they can test innovative ideas quickly. Here, workers in London talk at TechHub, an office space for technology entrepreneurs. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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'Lean Startup' Advice: Think Big, Start Small

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Job seekers participate in a career counseling session targeted to an over-50 demographic in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Human resources professionals say there are fewer leadership positions available, so it may take middle-aged workers longer to find a good job. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Recession A Tougher Hit For The Middle-Aged

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Idris Elba as John Luther in Luther, which returns on BBC America Wednesday night. Kerry Brown/BBC America hide caption

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Idris Elba: The Man Who Is Luther, Was Stringer, And Could Be James Bond

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In Acapulco, Mexico, teachers are out on strike at more than a hundred schools because of spiraling violence related to the country's drug war. Here, a child looks at a sign announcing the closure of a school in Acapulco, Sept. 1. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Is Latest Casualty In Mexico's Drug War

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Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday. He won a GOP straw poll there with 37 percent of the vote. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Cain's Catchy 9-9-9 Tax Plan Draws Interest, Doubters

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Opening night for Guys and Dolls on Broadway or, for Frank Deford, "Guys and Guys." Joe Corrigan/Getty Images hide caption

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We're All Just 'Guys'

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