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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

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Nelson Chamisa addresses a news conference earlier this month in the capital, Harare. On Friday, Chamisa's opposition Movement for Democratic Change filed a legal challenge of the presidential election won by his opponent, incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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Simone Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former first lady, awaits the start of her trial in Abidjan in 2014. She would ultimately be sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the violence that followed the 2010 election — but now the man who won that election, President Alassane Ouattara, has announced plans to pardon her and hundreds of others. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russian private military contractors and mining industries, their editor told media on Wednesday. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa casts his ballot Monday at Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe. Last year Mnangagwa's predecessor, Robert Mugabe, was ousted after ruling Zimbabwe for 37 years. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A health worker monitors the temperature of a traveler from the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the Ebola outbreak that ended in July. The virus has now surfaced in another part of the country. Florent Vergnes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Zimbabwean police patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, on Thursday. Police said six people died when army troops opened fire on protesters the day before. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change, Zimbabwe's primary opposition party, protest against alleged fraud by the election authority and ruling party Wednesday in Harare. Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High-speed tracking dogs have been a game-changer in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. Their success depends on their ability to work as a team, which means they sleep and eat in the pack-sized enclosures shown above. David Fuchs hide caption

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To Combat Rhino Poaching, Dogs Are Giving South African Park Rangers A Crucial Assist

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