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A demonstrator confronts riot policemen during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela's capital, on Feb. 22.

Parallels

U.S. Has Little Leverage To Stop Political Violence In Venezuela

The U.S. has wanted better relations with Venezuela, but the new president — like Hugo Chavez before him, say experts — uses the U.S. as a scapegoat to divert attention from domestic problems.

De'angelo Rollins got into a fight with a fellow student at their middle school in Bryan, Texas. He was sent to the principal's office — and, later, adult criminal court.

Education

Fed Up With Zero Tolerance, Advocates Push For Change

Studies show that harsh policies, including criminalization, don't help the students who are removed from the classroom — and that schools punish black, Latino and disabled students more harshly.

Benmont Tench has a reputation in rock as the guy you want playing on your album. You Should Be So Lucky is his solo debut.

Music Reviews

The Spotlight Shines Bright On A Consummate Sideman's Debut

Benmont Tench has a reputation as the guy you want playing on your album — just ask Tom Petty, Bob Dylan or The Rolling Stones.

Mother Mother Fat Freddy's Drop 0:12

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Audio Pool The Album Leaf 1:29

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Dinosaur Linnea Olsson 0:12

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Poor People of Paris Ray Conniff 0:12

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Guanabara Paula Santoro 0:13

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Community Gold Panda 0:13

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Ecor Rouge Benmont Tench 0:11

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I Love You Sweetheart of All My Dreams Thelonious Monk 0:58

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Yellow Noise Spiro 0:04

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Western Boy Little Comets 1:30

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All For You Haerts 0:18

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You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby Ray Conniff & Billy Butterfield 0:30

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Blue Paper Yeasayer

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Zidokan Hassan Hakmoun 0:12

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Instrumental DJ Cassidy 1:28

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Rio Ancho [Rumba] Paco de Lucía 0:28

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Antonia (Bulería Por Soleá) Paco de Lucía 0:58

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