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Among New MacArthur 'Geniuses': Marine Biologist, Type Designer, TV Show Creator

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The Great Gig in the Sky London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Smoke rises after NATO aircraft conduct an airstrike near the Arghandab River, south of Senjeray village, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, where U.S. commanders had identified as insurgent positions, Sept. 11, 2010. As the U.S. cracks down on insurgents in Afghanistan, survivors flee to safe havens across the border in Pakistan. Now, the U.S. is ramping up strikes on Pakistan's lawless border region. Todd Pittman/AP hide caption

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U.S. Airstrikes Target Afghan Insurgents' Safe Havens

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The Mask Erik Truffaz
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There But 4 Bruce Kaphan
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Brilliant To Dead: The High Art Of 'Lampoon' Satire

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Duchess of Parma Golden Arm Trio
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When We Were Free Pat Metheny Trio
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How Many L.A. Pot Clinics Will Survive Crackdown?

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Turkey in the Straw Berline + Crary + Hickman
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LOW Dylan Leblanc
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South Koreans at the Seoul Railway Station watch Tuesday as a TV news program shows a portrait of Kim Jong Un. The youngest son of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il is being groomed as the country's next leader, but little is known about him. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Tough Transition Awaits N. Korean Heir-Apparent

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Some Landlords More Lenient On Credit Histories

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Spring Wind Jack Johnson
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Hey Ladies: Pop Stars Vs. Role Models

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