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Anatomy Of A Dance Hit: Why We Love To Boogie With Pharrell

There are songs that just make people want to get up and shake their booty. Why? Scientists say the most enticing rhythms have something missing — beats that your body can't help but fill in.

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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

In an interview with NPR, The New York Times' new executive editor, Dean Baquet, said Jill Abramson was fired because of her failed relationship with the publisher and with senior editors.

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Drone Wars: Who Owns The Air?

There are lots of entrepreneurs who would love to build drone-based businesses. But right now, there's a battle over whether it's legal for drones to take to the sky.

Smoke rises from Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Oct. 28, when three Uighurs, a mostly Muslim ethnic minority, drove a jeep into a crowd there, killing two tourists. The people inside the car died as well, after they set their vehicle on fire. STR/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Terror Attacks In China Take An Alarming Turn

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Riot in Lagos Ryuichi Sakamoto

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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

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"Struggle for Pleasure" Stourley Kracklite Wim Mertens & Glenn Branca
More Than a Genre Wim Mertens
A Beautiful View
We All Love Neil Young
Attack Galactic
Bounce Baby Galactic & Z-Trip
Mr. Motor Burt Rocket
Spy Vs Spy Vs Spy Burt Rocket
Frozen Twilight God Is an Astronaut
New Years End God Is an Astronaut

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Once Forbidden, Books Become A Lifeline For A Young Migrant Worker

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John Boy Brad Mehldau
Cross Town Canyon Laika and the Cosmonauts
Turquoise Laika and the Cosmonauts

Republican Sen. Bob Corker, the ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he thinks President Obama hasn't responded strongly enough to the crises in Ukraine and Syria. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Corker Wants More Lasting Show Of Force In Eastern Europe

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Post-Apocalyptic Picnics And Hollywood Steakhouses In Gabriel Kahane's LA

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