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Mansoor al-Dayfi sits in his apartment in Serbia. He was resettled there after serving 14 years in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Screenshot courtesy of Frontline (PBS) hide caption

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'Out of Gitmo:' Released Guantanamo Detainee Struggles In His New Home

Are former detainees still a threat or just desperate to rebuild their lives? In partnership with PBS's Frontline, Arun Rath traveled to Serbia to find out why it's so difficult to relocate the men.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Germany last week and heads to Mexico this week, amid growing questions about how much influence he has in the White House. Brendan Smialowski/AP hide caption

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Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

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Rode Null Hauschka
The Man Who Took My Sunglasses Khruangbin
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An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

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'Out Of Gitmo': Released Guantanamo Detainee Struggles In His New Home

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Intro The xx

Of the 25 Best Picture nominees Stacy Smith examined, she found only two examples of an actor over 60 who was essential to the story. The characters appeared in Birdman and Spotlight -- and both were played by Michael Keaton. Atsushi Nishijima/ Fox Searchlight hide caption

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In A Film Industry Focused On Youth, Older Characters Are Tough To Find

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Pine Away The Apples in Stereo
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Tomorrow

Several new studies show mixed results for men taking testosterone supplements. Garo/Phanie/Passage/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Testosterone Improve Older Men's Health? It Depends

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Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic

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Guitarist Larry Coryell recorded or appeared on more than 100 albums during a jazz career that spanned more than 50 years. Courtesy of 429 Records hide caption

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Guitarist Larry Coryell, Godfather Of Fusion, Dies At 73

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Theme for Ernie Larry Coryell
Stormy Weather Duke Ellington

An airstrike targeting an Islamic State group cash and finance distribution center near Mosul, Iraq, as shown in a video released by the U.S. military. AP hide caption

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New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet

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Aninha Porcas Borboletas
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Ash (feat. M. Takara & Marcelo Cabral) DJ Mako

In 1852 — three years before Leaves of Grass — Walt Whitman anonymously published a short novel, in six parts, in New York's Sunday Dispatch. FPG/Getty Images hide caption

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Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman

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What Can I Say Mr. Green & Malik B
Mais Tarde Marcelo Camelo

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster looks on as President Trump announces him as his national security adviser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Trump Adviser H.R. McMaster Faces An Old Challenge — Iraq

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Trouble Was For Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

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The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage

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Nanking Road The Shanghai Restoration Project
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"Don't do it for the applause or anything else," Beth Hart advises other artists. "Just do it because you love it." Mona Nordøy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beth Hart's Advice To Fellow Musicians: 'We Have The Right To Say No'

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Fire On The Floor Beth Hart
Vineyard Blues James Cotton & Joe Louis Walker