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The NAACP's Less-Than-Sterling Intentions

The LA Clippers' owner had a track record of discriminatory behavior. Though the NAACP rescinded a planned award for him after his racist rant, it has honored him in the past.

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Egypt's Relations With U.S.: 'It's Like A Marriage. It's Not A Fling'

In an interview with NPR, Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy pushes back against critics, insisting that his government will restore democracy and saying that the courts are acting independently.

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Century-Old Jewish Mural Was Hidden For Decades In Vermont

In the late 1800s, Jewish immigrants brought the Eastern European tradition of synagogue murals to Burlington. Now one such mural, painted in 1910, is being restored.

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Why Would The NAACP Honor Donald Sterling Anyway?

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

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On Green Dolphin Street Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band

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Egypt's Relations With U.S.: 'It's Like A Marriage. It's Not A Fling'

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Budapest Blues Kopas
Ba Ayadat Beya Ghulam Hussain

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In Diplomacy, Obama Aims To 'Hit Singles,' Not Swing For Fences

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Model Balanescu Quartet
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Century-Old Jewish Mural Was Hidden For Decades In Vermont

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Camp Yabassi Echoes Manu Dibango
Paper Scissors Stone Portico Quartet
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So Obvious Legs

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Obamacare Enrollees Emboldened To Leave Jobs, Start Businesses

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The Ratcatcher Antibalas
The Selfish Giant Damon Albarn
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