The right eye of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa." On Aug. 21, 1911, the then-little-known painting was stolen from the wall of the Louvre in Paris. And a legend was born. Associated Press hide caption

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The Theft That Made The 'Mona Lisa' A Masterpiece

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NFL filmmakers Steve Sabol (left) and Ed Sabol attend the 25th Annual Sports Emmy Awards April 19, 2004, in New York City. Ed Sabol will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next week. Peter Kramer/Getty Images hide caption

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NFL Filmmaker Touches Down In Hall Of Fame

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About a week after the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, a bomb went off in Centennial Park. Two died and more than 100 were injured, but the games went on. Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic Triumph Amid Tragedy At 1996 Games

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Henry Louis Gates Jr., is the director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University. NYU Press hide caption

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What It Means To Be 'Black In Latin America'

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Thomas Gaffield (1825-1900) investigated the patterns on the wings of the butterflies (notice the bodies are missing). He was well aware that various chemical compositions in manufactured glass caused changed color overtime and suggested certain kinds of glass for the skylights in photography studios. Courtesy of Smithsonian National Museum of American History hide caption

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In Sarah's Key, American journalist Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) tries to find out what happened during World War II on the property where she recently moved with her husband. Julien Bonet/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Kristin Scott Thomas: 'Sarah's Key' To A Dark Past

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The latest books by former Newsweek columnist Ellis Cose and The Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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Race, Rage And Reality In America

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris gives her first news conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Curbing Crime: When Being Tough Isn't Enough

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Along Stagecoach Line, Hero Is A Horse

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A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine

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Ace Records: New Orleans Hits, Made In Mississippi

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On Bull Run Anniversary, Maj. Ballou's Letter

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Martha Wash sings her classic "It's Raining Men" at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., on July 20. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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Martha Wash: The Queen Of Clubland Looks Back

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