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7:11am

Fri September 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Here's Where And When To See Space Shuttle Endeavour Today In California

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 3:28 pm

Endeavour passed by the Golden Gate Bridge today.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

The last leg of space shuttle Endeavour's flight to its retirement home in Los Angeles began at 8 a.m. Pacific time today, NASA says.

And the space agency has put together a timetable for Endeavour's flybys that will give folks from San Francisco to Southern California a chance to see the shuttle aboard the jumbo jet that's carrying it to L.A.

Update at 4:25 p.m. ET. Touchdown:

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6:47am

Fri September 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Change Comes To Washington (For Baseball Fans, At Least)

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 8:53 am

Hoping for the most: A Washington Nationals fan at Thursday night's game in D.C., when the team clinched a playoff spot.
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6:12am

Fri September 21, 2012

6:02am

Fri September 21, 2012
The Two-Way

As Last Surge Troops Leave, Some Afghans Take Up Arms Against Taliban

January 2011: Boys in the Andar district of Afghanistan gathered to collect candy from passing U.S. Army soldiers. Now, there are reports from that area of locals rising up against the Taliban.
Shah Marai AFP/Getty Images

As Defense Secretary Leon Panetta notes that the last of the 33,000 so-called surge troops who were added to the U.S. force in Afghanistan last year have now left the country, there's this interesting news:

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5:33am

Fri September 21, 2012
The Two-Way

More Protests In Muslim Nations; Some Violence

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 9:45 am

In Islamabad today, this demonstrator threw a tear gas canister back toward police.
Aamir Qureshi AFP/Getty Images
(Check below for updates.)

Tens of thousands of people are protesting in all of Pakistan's major cities today, NPR's Jackie Northam reports from Islamabad, as those who oppose U.S. policy in the region continue to use outrage over an anti-Islam video to whip up anti-American sentiment.

There are also reports of new protests in other Muslim nations, including Bangladesh and Malaysia.

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