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Franz Kafka, who died in 1924, studied Hebrew in Germany during the last two years of his life. This is one of eight notebooks of his Hebrew studies that are part of the Israeli National Library's collection. Israel and an elderly Israeli woman are wrangling over Kafka documents that may include unpublished manuscripts. Natan Dvir/Polaris hide caption

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Painting Atmosphere 0:14

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How the West Was Won and Where It Got Us R.E.M. 0:20

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I Wanna Ride You Medeski Martin and Wood 0:20

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Wish for a Flood Ilad 0:15

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East Africa Augustus Pablo 0:15

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In this photo from 2009, Syrian President Bashar Assad (left) stands with then-Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh during a welcoming ceremony for Saleh at the presidential palace in Damascus. As the violence continues in Syria, the U.S. and other countries are hoping to convince Assad to step down from power, as Saleh did. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Crooked Railroad New West Guitar Group 0:09

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Break Out Soulive 0:09

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Matia Vourkomena Grigoris Bithikotsis & Viki Mosholiou 0:18

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Things To Come Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra 0:58

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