Sgt. Kyle Gonzales, a sniper with the 82nd Airborne, has a cigarette after a gun battle near the village of Babaker, Giro district, Ghazni province. The soldiers have engaged in gun battles every time they push into the hamlets north of their forward operating base. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom opened the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He received Academy Award nominations for The Royal Tenenbaums and Fantastic Mr. Fox. Niko Tavernise/Focus Features hide caption

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Sherpas' headlamps in the Khumbu Icefall early in the morning. You can see more at: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/everest/blog. Cory Richards/National Geographic hide caption

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In Porgy and Bess, David Alan Grier plays the drug dealer Sporting Life, a role closely associated with Sammy Davis Jr. and Cab Calloway. Courtesy of the American Repertory Theater hide caption

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Tom Perrotta is the author of several novels, including Election and Little Children. Mark Ostow/Courtesy Tom Perrotta hide caption

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Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman star in Wes Anderson's latest film, Moonrise Kingdom. Courtesy of Focus Features hide caption

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Laura Sen is president and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club. Courtesy of BJ's Wholesale Club hide caption

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