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Officially, American women don't serve in combat, but in Iraq, they're on the front lines as never before.
Almost 10,000 Americans are serving life sentences for crimes committed before they turned 18.
In one of India's poorest regions, a 17-year-old dreams of working at NASA and lifting his family from poverty.
Gandhi's nonviolent protests forced the British out of the subcontinentand led to the birth of India and Pakistan.
NEWS & TRENDS
Presidential jury duty; the science of sleep; the price of foul language; and more
Is torture ever justified?
Excerpts from New York Times columnists
Some lighter looks at what's in the news