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The U.N. Security Council votes on a resolution requiring Syria to give up its chemical weapons last month in New York. Last week, Saudi Arabia turned down a chance to take a seat on the Council. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Saudi Act Of Protest Stuns U.N., And Some Observers

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Saudi Act Of Protest Stuns U.N., And Some Observers

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Addiction can come in a lot of forms, but the characteristics are the same. aurumarcus/Getty Images hide caption

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With Addiction, Breaking A Habit Means Resisting A Reflex

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Sunday Puzzle

No Time To Be Bashful

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No Time To Be Bashful

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Helen Fielding says she wanted to explore a common predicament: getting older, finding yourself single again, and having to deal with a changed dating landscape. Alisa Connan hide caption

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Alisa Connan

Author Interviews

Helen Fielding On Bridget Jones: Still Looking Good At 51

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Helen Fielding On Bridget Jones: Still Looking Good At 51

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A sign outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Parallels

You Have Questions About The NSA; We Have Answers

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You Have Questions About The NSA; We Have Answers

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Glenn Greenwald, who first reported the disclosures of U.S. surveillance programs, is now leaving The Guardian to work with eBay founder Pierre Omidyar on a new journalism venture. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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What Glenn Greenwald Could Gain From New Media Venture

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The reSTART center for Internet addiction is in the woods outside Seattle. The initial, inpatient part of the program is held on a property that has a treehouse and a garden. Rachel Martin/NPR hide caption

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When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines

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This Halloween season, the three big Monster Cereals will be joined by Frute Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy, which haven't been on the market in decades. Dan Pashman hide caption

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Unleashed On Halloween, Monster Cereals Haunt Hoarders

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The Sunday Conversation

Comedian Faces His Addictions To Food And Alcohol

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Comedian Faces His Addictions To Food And Alcohol

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