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A truck drives down a highway on Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province in December. The Salang Tunnel, which crosses under the pass, provides a vital link between Central Asia and northern Afghanistan to Kabul. Qais Usyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan Tunnel: Decrepit, Dangerous Yet Indispensible

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Anthony Gonzales graduated on Tuesday from Learning Works charter school in Pasadena, Calif. Learning Works hide caption

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Former Dropouts Push Others To Reach Finish Line

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Some parents say the hardest part of flying with young kids on an airplane is dealing with unpredictable kids and adult passengers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Planes, Patience And Slightly Kid-Friendlier Security

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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist talk before a debate at KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City on June 15. The two face each other in the Utah Republican primary on Tuesday. Laura Seitz/AP hide caption

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Sen. Hatch Faces 'Youth Movement' In Utah Primary

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Protesters are seen in June 2011 in support of the Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American studies program. A new state law effectively ended the program saying it was divisive. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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A Year Without Mexican-American Studies In Tucson

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CABOMA members play guitar and mandolin on a summer afternoon. Devon Kodzis/NPR hide caption

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Fresh Bluegrass For A Sultry Summer

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Cassandra Wilson explores geography, as well as a lifelong relationship with the guitar, on Another Country. Marco Glaviano hide caption

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Cassandra Wilson: 'The Guitar Is My Heart'

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