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Uneven But Vital, Bruce Springsteen Has 'High Hopes'

His 18th album is a mixed-bag assortment of covers and originals brimming with undimmed eagerness.

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In addition to being the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor was New York state's first Hispanic federal judge. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Playwright, poet and activist LeRoi Jones on June 30, 1964. Jones later changed his name to Amiri Baraka. AP hide caption

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Rosanne Cash: Seeking A 'Thread' Through Southern History

Ken Tucker says The River & The Thread is a travelogue; a timeless work of comfort and quiet joy.

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Pussy Riot members Yekaterina Samutsevich (left), Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass-walled cage in a Moscow court on Oct. 10, 2012. Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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IFC's The Spoils Of Babylon follows a sister (Kristin Wiig) and adopted brother (Tobey Maguire) caught up in a passionate romance. Katrina Marcinowski/IFC hide caption

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Michelle Dockery's Lady Mary is in deep mourning as Downton Abbey returns for a fourth season on PBS. Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited hide caption

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Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Before Pearl Harbor, aviator Charles Lindbergh was so vocal about his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II that he became an unofficial leader of America's isolationist movement. AP hide caption

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