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Hope (front) and Striker were brought to the Animal League in Richmond, Va., because their owner faced a home foreclosure. P. Kevin Morley/Richmond Times-Dispatch/AP hide caption

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A Four-Figure Tax Break For A Four-Legged Friend?

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Soliloquy: a Musical Thought Beau Hunks Saxophone Soctette
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Unity Marc Antoine
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Networks of Sparks: A) Delicate Code David Torn
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Maceo's Groove Maceo Parker
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Harlem Folk Song Dan McCarthy
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Yemeni refugees line up to receive food aid at Marzak camp in the country's northwestern province of Hajjah on Oct. 9. Fighting between northern Shiite rebels against the central government in the predominantly Sunni country broke out in August, and relief agencies have had a difficult time getting aid to displaced Yemenis. Khaled Fazaa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relief Efforts Stymied In Civil War-Stricken Yemen

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Overjoyed Victor Wooten
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Beatnik Voodoo Dogs
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Solo-performance pioneer Anna Deavere Smith set the standard for documentary theater in the 1990s; she's reached broader audiences with roles on TV's The West Wing and Nurse Jackie, and in films including Rachel Getting Married. Mary Ellen Mark hide caption

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Tales Of Suffering And Succor, Written On The Body

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Harlem Folk Song Dan McCarthy
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I Know Original Soundtrack
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Baby Goats Will Bernard
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Boma's antelope migration is believed to be second in size only to the wildebeests of the Serengeti. Here, a group of Eland antelope. Miguel Juarez for NPR hide caption

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After Sudan's Civil War, Where The Wild Things Are

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I Remember Hamza el Din
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LA ESTIBA PACO DE LUCIA, AL DI MEOLA, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN
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PRELUDE, FUGUE AND ALLEGRO IN E-FLAT MAJOR, BWV 998 EUGEN M. DOMBOIS
Summer Song Ronnie Foster
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Style Guide: The word "modern" has become a sort of all-purpose descriptor on reality television's design shows. But in the world of art and design, "modern" refers to the modernist movement — such as (from left) Kandinsky's paintings or Frank Lloyd Wright's designs — and not the latest fashions on Project Runway. Credits, from left: Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images; Gene J. Puskar/AP; Brian Zak/Sipa Press/AP; Richard Drew, AP hide caption

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Reality TV's Thoroughly 'Modern' Mistakes

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Águas de Março (Waters of March) Elis Regina
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Shenandoah Valley Breakdown Beppe Gambetta
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