33 Last Lungs
180 Seconds Collapse Under the Empire

Oprah Winfrey's OWN cable channel and her magazine have revived her book club, now known as Book Club 2.0. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Oprah's Second Pick: A First-Time Novelist

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Stompin at the Savoy Art Tatum
Tea for Two Art Tatum

A right-to-work protester walks past Michigan state police at the capitol in Lansing on Tuesday. The Michigan Legislature is expected to pass legislation Tuesday that would bar contracts requiring employees to pay union dues as a condition of employment. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Right-To-Work Measure Expected To Pass In Michigan

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Blues All Night Charlie Musselwhite
Gotta Serve Somebody Booker T and the MGs

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks about expanding Medicaid during a speech to the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce in Little Rock, Ark., on Nov. 14. The federal government hasn't set a deadline for states to decide on their Medicaid expansion plans. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Feds Say 'No' To Partial Medicaid Expansion

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Holding The Severed Self Kaki King
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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing delivers his State of the City address on March 7. If Bing and the City Council can't agree on a plan to reduce the city's budget deficit, state officials are poised to take away their power over Detroit's finances. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Detroit Tries To Stave Off State Takeover Of Finances

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Nature Walk Will Bernard Trio
J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratio: Ich Will Nur Zu Ehren Leben [BVW 248: #41 Béla Fleck & the Flecktones & Fleck, Béla & The Flecktones
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, who was recently fired, review military officers on Moscow's Red Square in May. Putin's decision to sack Serdyukov has touched off widespread speculation on the motive. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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Russian Scandal Hints At Larger Political Battle

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Lost Kingdom God Is an Astronaut
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Donna Summer, a possible Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, poses for a portrait circa 1976. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?

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