Towards the Light Metheny Mehldau Quartet 0:21

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Knives Out Brad Mehldau Trio 1:30

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Almost 70 years ago, Dorothy Flood was denied access to a train dining car because she was black. Now, after finally dining in a first-class car, she says she'll never ride another train again. Rachel Greiman/Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime hide caption

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Daybreak Express Duke Ellington 0:19

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Take The "A" Train Duke Ellington 0:31

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Baja The Astronauts 0:04

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Penetration Pyramids 0:30

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Café Calypso Kyle Eastwood 0:30

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Marciac Kyle Eastwood & Graeme Flowers/Graeme Blevins 1:29

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First Tube Phish 0:56

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Bagi Kheyl, in the eastern province of Ghazni, is one of the villages where the 82nd Airborne has been operating as part of a broader effort to drive away the Taliban. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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Optimism Vijay Iyer Trio 0:04

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Village of the Virgins Vijay Iyer Trio 1:29

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Sîrba de La Medgidia Toni Iordache 0:19

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Într-O Joi de Dimineata Toni Iordache & Romica Puceanu 0:29

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Shine Liftoff 0:31

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Off Yer Feet Liftoff 0:31

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Doc's Guitar Doc Watson 0:09

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Larger Than Life: Tourists pose in front of a UEFA Euro 2012 Cup placard on Kiev's Independence Square in Ukraine. Europe is entering a packed sports schedule — but soccer still reigns supreme, says Frank Deford. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spyros Gianniotis started the Olympic torch relay at the ancient site of Olympia earlier this month. Greece hasn't won an Olympic medal in swimming since 1896 — something Gianniotis hopes to change in London. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeanette Mike Dowling with David Lange 0:10

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Taboo - Spacestar Remix Os Morcegos 0:55

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