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Diablo's Dance Wes Montgomery 1:30

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Booth Shot Lincoln Tony Trischka 0:30

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President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia go shopping at a small bookstore, One More Page, in Arlington, Va. This is shaping up to be a better holiday season for independent booksellers than in past years. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Residents of Mutriku, a fishing village on Spain's northern coast, lounge at their local beach, protected from fierce Atlantic waves by a cement breakwater that also houses Europe's first wave energy plant. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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My Burr Minotaur Shock 0:23

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Garfield's Blackberry Blossom Lyle Lovett 1:29

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Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after a pretrial hearing in June. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy by giving hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables and war logs to the secret-sharing website WikiLeaks. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Bring Back Pluto Aesop Rock 0:57

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Aguilas and Cobras Brownout 1:28

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Rosa Maria Ramirez lost most of her belongings in the storm and is moving out of her damaged house on Staten Island. Because she's undocumented, she doesn't qualify for federal financial disaster assistance. Reema Khrais/NPR hide caption

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Dan Tucker/Get Along John/Briggs Jig Tony Trischka 0:28

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi waves at soldiers at a military base in Ismailia, Egypt, in October. Morsi's recent decrees have angered judges who are planning to strike. AP/Egyptian Presidency hide caption

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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead 0:25

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A Burmese python coils around the arm of a hunter during a news conference in 2010 in the Florida Everglades. New research suggests that the pythons won't spread through the American Southeast, as previously believed. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Illumination Thievery Corporation 0:15

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Ari Degbe Antibalas 1:32

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Real Real Me'Shell Ndegéocello & Toshi Reagon 0:22

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New Cuban Express Manuel Valera 0:56

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