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Obama Makes Rare Trip To The Hill For Closed-Door Meetings

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Memorial Service Honors Victims Of Spanish Train Crash

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Born in Texas and settled in Nashville, Tenn., Guy Clark has mentored generations of artists, including Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett and Steve Earle — all of whom cite his keen editing skills and prize his stamp of approval. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guy Clark, Music's Master Craftsman, On Making Songs Last

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Jubilation, Protest Greet Pope Francis In Brazil

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Senate Democrats Back Off 'Nuclear Option' To End Filibusters

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New Data Shows Wide Income Gap Within Some Professions

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