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Nuages Frank Vignola 0:23

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Obsession Tom Harrell 0:15

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A BP contractor uses a piece of absorbent boom to try to sop up oil from a marsh near Cocodrie, La. An NOAA contractor says this technique is not approved and will cause more harm than good to Louisiana's fragile marshes. But this worker's boss defends the technique. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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I Am a Pilgrim Rob Ickes & Blue Highway 0:08

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RFK in the Land of Apartheid Jason Moran 1:30

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A group of teenagers take a morning jog at the Wellspring Academy in Reedley, Calif., in 2009. The school specializes in helping teens and college students lose weight. A new study shows teens who remain obese risk a lifetime of chronic health problems and poverty. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Snapshot Lynn Patrick 0:21

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We've Come a Long Way Lynn Patrick 0:31

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Black Mud The Black Keys 0:24

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Someone Got Served: Like many sports, cheerleading championships have sprung up around the world. Here, the Baika Cheerleading Club Raiders perform during the Japan Cup Cheerleading Championship in Tokyo. Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images hide caption

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Curtis Medeski, Martin & Wood 0:06

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