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Vice President Joe Biden stands in front of his residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, as President Obama arrives at a dinner Biden is hosting for Republican senators. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Obama Presses Lawmakers For Authorization On Syria

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At the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, many families struggle to get clean water, food and health services. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Humanitarian Aid Agencies Brace For Fallout From Syrian Strikes

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Security guards stand outside newspaper offices in Guangdong province in January, where banners and flowers were laid in protest of censorship. AP hide caption

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It's OK To Protest In China, Just Don't March

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How To Build An Afghan Army, In A Million Difficult Steps

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