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CAPTURED SOLDIER

WASHINGTON — The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials say. AP Photos.

MISSING CLIMBERS

SEATTLE — Six climbers in the U.S. are presumed dead after helicopters detected pings from emergency beacons buried in the snow far down the slope from their last known location, a Mount Rainier National Park official says. AP Photos.

OBAMA-GLOBAL WARMING

WASHINGTON — The new pollution rule the Obama administration plans to announce Monday will be a cornerstone of the president's environmental legacy and arguably the most significant U.S. environmental regulation in decades. But it's not one the White House wanted. AP Photos.

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Startling reports of violence against women surface week after week. The World Health Organization has declared the problem an epidemic, calculating that one in three women worldwide will experience sexual or physical violence — most often from their husband or male partner. Yet even as they decry the violence and the abundance of misogynistic rhetoric, women's rights activists see reasons for hope. AP Photos.

HONDURAS-AMERICANS DETAINED

MIAMI — Six U.S. men detained for weeks in Honduras were working on a project to aid local lobster divers, associates said, and they deny violating weapons laws by failing to declare a gun. By Laura Wides-Munoz. SENT at 495 words.