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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center on March 4 in Star City, Russia. Kelly, along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency, are scheduled for launch Friday aboard a Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA/Bill Ingalls hide caption

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NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth

During astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space, scientists will compare his physiology with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.

The Hartford Police Department is one of a number of police departments across the country that are offering up their parking lots as "safe zones" for Craigslist transactions. Courtesy of the Hartford Police Department hide caption

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Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions

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A 3,000-ton cargo ship at Thajeen Port in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, 15 days after it set sail from Benjina, Indonesia. The company that owns the ship said it is not involved with the fishermen. "We only carry the shipment and we are hired, in general, by clients," said owner Panya Luangsomboon. "We're separated from the fishing boats." Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

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Her Instagram Feed Finds The Fun In Long-Suffering Somalia

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A man hammers a wall with elections posters at an open market in Kano, Nigeria, on Friday. The country is preparing for presidential elections on Saturday. President Goodluck Jonathan faces former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and 13 other candidates in what is seen as the closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999. Goran Tomasevic/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Nigeria Votes, The Specter Of Boko Haram Hangs Over The Election

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center on March 4 in Star City, Russia. Kelly, along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency, are scheduled for launch Friday aboard a Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA/Bill Ingalls hide caption

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NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth

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Jeff Wilson accidentally struck Tammie Baird with his car 30 years ago when they were in high school. They've reunited to remember the incident. StoryCorps hide caption

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Twist Of Fate: An Accident Brings 'Beautiful Symmetry' To 2 Lives

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