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The Afghan Girls Robotics Team works on their robot at a 2017 competition in Washington. The girls, some of them now young women, face a precarious future with the Taliban back in control of the country. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team: 'We Have A Duty To Protect Them'

The teenagers made headlines when they came to Washington in 2017 for an international competition. Today they face a uncertain future with the Taliban again in charge of their homeland.

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At A Local Hospital In Haiti's Hard-Hit Southwest The Injured Continue To Arrive

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With The Taliban In Power, Best-Selling Author Worries For The Afghan People

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The Future Of The Afghan Girls Robotics Team Is Precarious

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