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Summer Movie Preview: Kids, Theft, The Apocalypse And Joss Whedon

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Sheep used to replace gas-guzzling lawn mowers graze at a truck warehouse at Evry, south of Paris. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Let Them Eat Grass: Paris Employs Sheep As Eco-Mowers

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On June 5, 1944, Jake McNiece (right) led a group of paratroopers in World War II. After he shaved his head and painted his face before dropping behind German lines for D-Day, the look caught on with his men. U.S. Military hide caption

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Jake McNiece, WWII Hero And Self-Described 'Troublemaker'

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Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock's new album of standards is titled Somewhere. Daniela Yohannes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Keith Jarrett: 'I Want The Imperfections To Remain'

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Deep Space/Solar Keith Jarrett Trio
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Service Members Observe Memorial Day Through Sweat And Tears

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A portrait of Italian philosopher, writer and politician Niccolo Machiavelli (Florence, 1469-1527) by Antonio Maria Crespi. Half a millennium after he wrote The Prince, the slim volume continues to play an important role in political thought and evoke strong response. Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/De Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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At 500, Machiavelli's 'Prince' Still Inspires Love And Fear

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Gathering Around The 'Global Grill'

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Palestinian Used Imprisoned Husband's Sperm To Get Pregnant

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