Take My Hand, Precious Lord Charlie Haden & Hank Jones 0:15

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    Come Sunday
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Come Sunday Charlie Haden & Hank Jones 0:59

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks Tuesday on Capitol Hill. After a compromise, Reid stepped back from a threat to strip the Senate GOP minority of its right to filibuster executive branch nominees. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Spanish aristocrat Alejandro Cao de Benos is believed to be the only foreigner working for the North Korean government. He divides his time between North Korea and Europe, where he organizes university conferences on North Korean ideology. He's shown here with a North Korean military officer in Panmunjon, on the border with South Korea. Courtesy of Alejandro Cao de Benos hide caption

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Lovin' Me [Dubtribe Sound System Mix] BRS 0:20

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    Cafe Solaire, Vol. 9: Ethno Moods and Deep Cool
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A small, child-like creature in a cone hat peers into a toy shop, happy at the sight of a snow globe, in a vignette called "Tininess" in Darkness Outside the Night, a graphic novel illustrated by Xie Peng. Find out what happens in the excerpt below. Xie Peng and Duncan Jepson, with permission to reproduce the panels from Tabella Publishing LLP hide caption

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What Does It Mean Bombadil 1:24

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    Metrics of Affection
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Afghan soldiers take positions following a clash with Taliban fighters on the outskirts of the eastern city of Jalalabad on July 7. The U.S. is trying to organize peace talks, but the latest effort has been put on hold while the fighting continues. Noorullah Shirzada/Getty Images hide caption

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Fibonacci's Dream Lawrence Blatt 0:20

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Prologue John Williams 0:20

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If You Leave Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 0:30

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Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas broke barriers and became a White House fixture, but her famous bluntness caused her downfall in the end. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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