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Does Voting Early Prompt Hasty Choices?

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Vote for Mr. Rhythm Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb & His Orchestra
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Chavez's Socialism At Stake In Venezuelan Election

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Women and their children wait for medication and instructions on how to use it at the clinic in Dareta, Nigeria. Treating children with high levels of lead is a painstaking process that works only if their environment at home is free from lead. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Fallout From Financial Crisis: Thousands Of Nigerian Kids Poisoned By Lead

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Josephine Foster: A 'Vibrating Voice' To Shake The Soul

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Retailers expect to hire hundreds of thousands of extra holiday workers this year, but the hours can be scarce — and unpredictable. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Holiday Jobs Come With Uncertainty For Workers

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An unmanned U.S. Predator drone sits on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport in southern Afghanistan in 2010. The U.S. has been using drones in Pakistan for years. The Pakistanis initially claimed the drone attacks as the work of their own military, but the strikes have become a source of friction. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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U.S. Drones Navigate Murky Legal Path In Pakistan

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A Whitewashed Wall Erases Egypt's Revolution

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Romney Health Care Debate Claim Gets Corrected By His Own Staff

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Ben Affleck Brings A Crisis To The Big Screen

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Over the past four decades, Benoit Rolland has made more than 1,400 bows for violins, violas and cellos. Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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The MacArthur 'Genius' Bow Maker Who Makes Violins Sing

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Zigeunerweisen, for violin & piano (or orchestra) ("Gypsy Airs"), Op. 20 Anne-Sophie Mutter, Orchestre National de France, Seiji Ozawa (conductor)
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