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For Afghans In Camps, A Harsh Life With No End In Sight

More than 600,000 Afghans are living in scores of camps around the country and say they can't return home because it's too dangerous. Their numbers have risen sharply in the past year.

Early days: NASA's International Sun-Earth Explorer C (also known as ISEE-3 and ICE) was undergoing testing and evaluation inside the Goddard Space Flight Center's dynamic test chamber when this photo was snapped in 1976. NASA hide caption

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Space Thief Or Hero? One Man's Quest To Reawaken An Old Friend

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Pro-independence campaigners attend a rally In Edinburgh, Scotland, in September. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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After 300 Years Of Marriage, Scotland Contemplates U.K. Divorce

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A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that San Diego County's restrictions on concealed carry permits are unconstitutional. The case could have national implications. iStockphoto hide caption

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Calif. Fight Over Concealed Weapons Could Head To High Court

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Patty Fontneau, executive director and CEO, of Connect for Health Colorado, acknowledged there were problems with the exchange when it opened. Eric Whitney for NPR hide caption

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Despite Setbacks, Bipartisan Support Remains For Colorado Exchange

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World War II veterans and other students at the University of Iowa in 1947. That year, due to federal assistance from the GI Bill, 60 percent of the school's enrollment was made up of veterans. Margaret Bourke-White/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High

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Santiago Erevia is one of only three living soldiers receiving a Medal of Honor on March 18. Behind him is a photo projection of his younger self in uniform. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Decades Later, A Medal Of Honor For Hispanic-American Hero

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