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A Veal Surprise Shatters A Family's Turkey Day

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WHISTLIN' RUFUS TODD PHILLIPS
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Obama Administration Weighs Indefinite Detention

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Bohemia After Dark Richard Galliano & New York Trio
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Strips On Sound: Artist Ed Ruscha Inspires Nels Cline

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LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA: A snake "jumps" off of a tree branch in Langkawi, Malaysia.    Selah Reeve Hobbie Jr. /National Geographic Channels hide caption

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Sakes Alive! Snakes That Fly!

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Kirk Crew, Refugees Retell Vietnam Rescue Saga

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Pacific Lynn Patrick
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Researchers Sample Sea Life At Site Of Oil Spill

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Speakers Built In Charlie Hunter Trio
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