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A woman looks over vegetables in Carulla Supermarket in Bogota, Colombia. The country, which plays host this weekend to the Summit of the Americas, is a rising star in the region. Foreign investment has quadrupled over the past decade, and it has a new free-trade agreement with the U.S. Javier Galeano/AP hide caption

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After Taint Of Drugs, Colombia Reinvents Itself

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Attention Must Be Paid: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, directed by Mike Nichols, through June 2. Brigitte Lacombe/New York Magazine hide caption

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: Broadway's New 'Salesman'

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Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards (left) speaks to the media with attorney Abbe Lowell last October. His trial on alleged campaign finance violations is set to begin Thursday. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Does The Case Against John Edwards Go Too Far?

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says his new radio show will be more "conversation and less confrontation." Gary Kline hide caption

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Huckabee Pledges More Civil Alternative To Limbaugh

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Marlene Lucien controls the hose that fills people's plastic buckets on one busy street corner in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Water In The Time Of Cholera: Haiti's Most Urgent Health Problem

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Palestinian children play next to Israel's separation barrier in the West Bank town of Abu Dis in 2011. As peace talks between Israel and Palestine remain at a standstill, people are looking to other possible solutions. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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'One-State' Idea Gains Support Of Some Palestinians

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Harold and Kumar directors Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg arrive at the premiere of American Reunion at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on March 19 in Hollywood, Calif. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Watch This: 'Harold & Kumar' Directors' DVD Picks

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