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"Everything's new to me, with purity and innocence," Carlos Santana says. "It's all in how your heart perceives things." Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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For Santana, 'Africa Speaks' Album Is About 'Manifesting Divine Voodoo'

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This illustration taken in April 2018 shows the logo of the iTunes app of Apple displayed on a tablet screen in Paris. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering iTunes' Cultural Significance

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Tyndall Air Force Base Still Faces Challenges In Recovering From Hurricane Michael

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"I was very influenced to sing more in Arabic and to express my Sudanese identity much more confrontationally and much more honestly," Ahmed Gallab of Sinkane says. Daniel Dorsa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sinkane Harnesses Hope For Sudan In 'Dépaysé' Album

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Shelly and Sam Summers stand with daughter Gabby in front of a makeshift shelter on their rural Bay County property. They opened their backyard to people who were homeless after Hurricane Michael. At the peak, about 50 people lived there. Now, there are 18. "We still have our home," Shelly says. "They have nothing. So if we can at least offer them the comforts of home, it was worth it." William Widmer for NPR hide caption

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Nearly 8 Months After Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle Feels Left Behind

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Rain obscures the view of a tornado on May 28 in Lawrence, Kan. Kyle Rivas/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Know How Tornadoes Form, But They Are Hard To Predict

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Florida Panhandle Still Feeling Effects Of Michael As New Hurricane Season Begins

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Lucia Lucas, with cast mate Hidenori Inoue, in a dress rehearsal for the Tulsa Opera's 2019 Don Giovanni production. Shane Bevel Photography/Tulsa Opera hide caption

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'They Know That I'm The Real Deal': Transgender Baritone Makes Opera History

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A 'Biloxi' Misanthrope 'Can't Help Himself' — But His Pet Dog Can

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Rachel Barenbaum's 'A Bend In The Stars' Tells A Tale Of Injustice And Romance

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Cage The Elephant's Social Cues is out now. Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cage The Elephant Processes Grief With 'Social Cues'

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Real Photos Inspire A Fictional Life In 'Feast Your Eyes'

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Weyes Blood's latest album Titanic Rising goes from nostalgic and abstract to deeply personal. Kathryn Vetter Miller/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Weyes Blood Meditates On Climate Change And Learns To Cope With Loss

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The Libro de los Epítomes, a guidebook to the 16th century library of Hernando Colón, recently turned up in a manuscript archive in Denmark. Suzanne Reitz/Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen hide caption

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Christopher Columbus' Son Had An Enormous Library. Its Catalog Was Just Found

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Eva Noblezada, who plays Eurydice, and the Broadway cast of Hadestown. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Hadestown, The Musical hide caption

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Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

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