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Children run after a truck loaded with presents for Eid Al-Adha in a refugee camp near Atma, Idlib province, Syria. A powerful car bomb exploded in Damascus on Friday and scattered fighting broke out in several areas across Syria, quickly dashing any hopes that a holiday cease-fire would hold. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

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Rinpoche's Rag Various 0:15

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    Horizons Sampler
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    Music of the World

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Glass, Concrete & Stone David Byrne 0:58

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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, known as the "Ten Commandments Judge," makes an appearance at a Tea Party rally in Mobile. The Republican is running for chief justice again despite being removed from the office nearly 10 years ago for defying a federal court order to remove a massive Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama judicial building. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Audio Pool The Album Leaf 0:48

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Swing Vagabond Quadro Nuevo 0:28

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    Tango Bitter Sweet
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Thornton Wilder works in a Berlin hotel in 1931. His titles include the plays Our Town (1938) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942), as well as the novels Heaven's My Destination (1935) and The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927). AP hide caption

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Pete Seeger released two albums this year: Pete Remembers Woody (a Woody Guthrie tribute) and A More Perfect Union, a collaboration with guitarist Lorre Wyatt. David Bernz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Goofing off Suite Tony Trischka 1:24

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Blue & Green Sea of Cortez 0:34

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Sunny's Song Benevento-Russo Duo 0:59

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Wedding GRMLN 0:05

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Frankenstein 101 Strings Orchestra 0:15

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Toccata and Fugue In D Minor, Bwv 565 Fernando Germani 1:27

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