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It's Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At

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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home

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1921 Matisse, 'Seated Woman,' To Be Reunited With Rosenberg Heirs

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Just How Do 'Thomas & Friends' Drive Sodor's Economy?

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The Zady clothing line sources cotton from the Texas Organic Cotton Cooperative in Lubbock, Texas. Zady hide caption

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Slow Fashion Shows Consumers What It's Made Of

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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

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Misty Copeland (left) and Brooklyn Mack play Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried in this year's Washington Ballet production of Swan Lake. It is the first time that two black dancers star in Swan Lake in a major American production. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Who Gets To Dance In 'Swan Lake'? The Answer Is Changing

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The 2 Filmmakers Behind The Who

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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

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Elton John Declares Boycott Against Dolce & Gabbana

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The popularity of Carson and company on the hit show Downton Abbey is tough for PBS documentary films to compete with. Some major markets — including New York — are considering moving those docs out of prime time. WGBH/PBS hide caption

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Documentary Filmmakers Worry About Being Squeezed Out Of PBS Prime Time

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Legendary Jazz Producer Orrin Keepnews Dies At 91

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Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori as hotel concierge M. Gustave and his lobby-boy confidante, Zero, in The Grand Budapest Hotel. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Composing The Folk Music Of A Made-Up Country

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