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A Yemeni army tank fires at positions of al-Qaida militants near the coastal town of Shaqra, Yemen, last week, in a photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry. Yemen's army says it has pushed al-Qaida fighters out of towns in the south. AP hide caption

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Antonio the newlywed (Alessandro Tiberi, left), Uncle Paolo (Roberto Della Casa) and Anna the prostitute (Penelope Cruz) in one of To Rome With Love's four independent stories. This one features Anna attempting to teach Antonio something about love. Philippe Antonello /Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Vietnam has contained the fatal bird flu cases that raged in the late 2000s, but it is still struggling with new cases of the virulent disease. Here, a poultry trader loads live chickens onto his motorbike on March 16 at a market outside Hanoi. Hoang Dinh Ham/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Community Science Workshops give low-income kids around California opportunities to learn about science firsthand — from holding spiders to building robots. Amy Standen for NPR hide caption

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., delivers a speech during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in February in Washington. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Musician David Byrne at his rehearsal space at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass. Byrne's first musical, Here Lies Love, chronicles the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos. Andrea Shea/NPR hide caption

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Pixar's Brave premiered in Los Angeles on June 18. Brave producer Katherine Sarafian says Pixar experimented with making the protagonist a blacksmith's daughter and then a milkmaid before they settled on a princess. Matt Sayles/Invision for Dolby/AP hide caption

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Someday My Prince Will Come Great Jazz Trio 0:40

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