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Raga Yaman Homayun Sakhi
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The Godfather Waltz Beppe Gambetta / Carlo Aonzo / David Grisman

Human rights officials have begun calling Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan "Obama's Gitmo." The base, north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, holds about 600 detainees. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Officials Seek Plan C For Housing Terrorists
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Walkin' the Levee Roy Rogers

A boy chops wooden pallets next to a Russian-made Lada in the suburbs of Sofia, Bulgaria. Russian automaker AvtoVAZ has announced it will lay off 25,000 employees from its plant in Togliatti, where 1 in 7 residents is employed by the manufacturer. Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korea's Kim Jong Il Reasserts Control
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Buddha's Bedroom Kronos Quartet
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Strange Toys
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Americana Symphony ("Variations on Appalachia Waltz"), for orchestra Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop (conductor)
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Mark O'Connor: Americana Symphony
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