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Flowers, candles and stuffed animals make up a makeshift memorial in Newtown, Conn., on Monday. Much of the initial news coverage of Friday's events was later found to be inaccurate. Eric Thayer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Must it Be?, for piano (Albumleaf 45) Various 0:11

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Portici, for piano (Albumleaf 64) Various 1:30

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South Korean presidential candidate Park Geun-hye, who appears slightly favored in Wednesday's election, is the daughter of a military dictator who ran the country for nearly two decades. She would be South Korea's first female president. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ghost Ship Bonobo 0:19

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A prefectural officer carries a chicken on a poultry farm on Oct. 15 on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, where chickens suspected of being infected with bird flu were found. Prakash Mathema /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fall from the Stars God Is An Astronaut 0:31

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Cyndy Aafedt (left) owns the El Rancho hotel in Williston, N.D. Jobs in town have been hard to fill. Her employee, Mary Joy Hardt (right), who is from the Philippines, is one of many people with J-1 visas helping to fill retail, hotel and restaurant job openings here. Meg Luther Lindholm for NPR hide caption

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Town for Sale Dorian Michael 0:19

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Morgan Deux Will Bernard Trio 0:15

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Katskan Will Bernard Trio 0:55

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The Machine Garage a Trois 0:18

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Needles Garage a Trois 1:30

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Missing Three Jake Shimabukuro 0:22

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Fields of Gold Jake Shimabukuro 0:30

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Of "Christmas Time is Here," Kem says, "It's one of those songs that I hear and it's like, 'I wish I wrote that.' " Anthony Mandler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Christmas Time Is Here Kem 0:04

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Let It Snow Doc Powell 0:31

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U.S. Rep. Tim Scott smiles during a news conference announcing him as Jim DeMint's replacement in the U.S. Senate at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday in Columbia. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP hide caption

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Saturn Returns Yaron Herman Trio 0:29

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Airlines Yaron Herman Trio 1:40

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During World War II, "Canteen Girl" Phyllis Jeanne Creore spoke and sang to the troops and their loved ones for 15 minutes every week on NBC radio. Courtesy of Phyllis Jeanne Creore Westerman hide caption

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Sunrise Serenade Glenn Miller 0:03

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