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Cabin Fever Playlist

A Little Love And Lots Of Music To Break Your Cabin Fever

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Melissa Block and Robert Siegel present some listener song selections from our Cabin Fever Playlist. It's not just dancey. It's about love, too.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at the Azadi Square in Tehran, on Tuesday. Rouhani called for "respectful, constructive" nuclear talks with world powers — a departure from the hard line of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Parallels

Iran's President Marks Revolution With Call For Negotiations

In a major address, Hassan Rouhani mocked U.S. military threats. But he also used the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution to say that negotiations with the U.S. and others offers the best path for Iran.

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Economist Says Best Climate Fix A Tough Sell, But Worth It

Yale's William Nordhaus has been running the numbers on Earth's climate troubles. He says charging a fair price for any dumping of carbon dioxide into the air is a cost-effective solution. But at least half the planet must cooperate, his math suggests, or it will be all pain, no gain.

You've Got to S-M-I-L-E (To Be H-A Double P-Y) Shirley Temple

Os Grilos (The Crickets Sing for Anamaria) Walter Wanderley

Slap Happy Duke Ellington

Battles Barbarossa

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at the Azadi Square in Tehran, on Tuesday. Rouhani called for "respectful, constructive" nuclear talks with world powers — a departure from the hard line of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Hashshashin Lumerians

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    Hashshashin
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    Transmalinnia
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    Knitting Factory Records

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From the Rooftops The Funk Ark

End Of The Line Alynda Lee Segarra

Chisa Abdullah Ibrahim

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    The Very Best of Abdullah Ibrahim
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    Music Club

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Melissa Conklin, 23, stands in the kitchen of her two-bedroom apartment at Woodmere Trace in Norfolk, Va. She earns about $30,000 a year at a nearby car dealership, and says these apartments are not only convenient, but affordable. She pays about $900 a month here, far less than other apartments in the area. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Fumando Captain Planet

Nica's Dream Wes Montgomery

Ancient Sea Elephant Revival

Flat Panda Dianogah

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    Millions of Brazilians
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    Southern

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Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown [*] Portico Quartet

Lullaby for Lagos Whitefield Brothers & Quantic

Brighter Than the Sun Colbie Caillat

Flashdance Deep Dish

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