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The Public School Where The Duke Lives On

Nowhere is the legacy of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington — among the greatest composer/bandleaders in history — more profound than at the Washington, D.C., arts high school that bears his name.

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Future Wants To Change Your Mood

The Atlanta rapper who has become an influential figure in hip-hop and pop over the last couple of years says he wants to quiet the club with his songs.

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Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests

Police have long been able to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. Two cases before the Supreme Court ask whether cellphones should be off-limits until police get permission.

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Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

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With Dogs And Batons, Bulgaria Tells Syrian Refugees To Turn Back

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The Public School Where The Duke Lives On

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Student Activists Fight To Stem Sexual Assaults

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