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Next US steps in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice repeated demands today that Pakistan take stronger action to rein in militants on its border with Afghanistan, where the Taliban appear to be growing in strength

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Venezuela's election controversy

Hundreds of opposition candidates have been barred from running in Venezuela's local elections this November, and analysts say the move shows that the government of President Hugo Chavez is worried he's losing support at the local level

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U.S. and Poland sign missile shield deal

The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement today to locate part of Washington's missile defense system on Polish territory. Russia objects to it, and today said it would respond with more than diplomatic protests. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.