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Election workers in Afghanistan audit suspect ballots at the Independent Elections Commission warehouse in Kabul on Oct. 7. A runoff election between incumbent President Hamid Karzai and his nearest challenger is likely, says Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan Vote Audit Nears End; Runoff Likely?

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Burnt Biscuits Booker T. & the MG's
Hallelujah, I Love Her So Maceo Parker
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Olive Ridley turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on La Escobilla beach in Oaxaca, Mexico, one of the most important nesting grounds in the world for the creatures. Before the Mexican government instituted a ban on their slaughter, Olive Ridley turtles were harvested nearly to extinction. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Endangered Sea Turtles Return To Mexico's Beaches

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Goodie Mob: Come And Get Some 'Soul Food'

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Get Behind the Mule Booker T
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Potato Hole
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Thank You MK Tommy Guerrero
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Soul Food Taqueria
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Time Is Tight Booker T. & the MG's
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Beautiful Day U2
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All That You Can't Leave Behind
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Funky Pullett Gene Harris & The Three Sounds
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Live at the It Club
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Pakistani paramilitary soldiers take position outside a police training center after gunmen attacked in Lahore on Thursday. A recent wave of attacks has raised questions about Pakistan's ability to secure its nuclear weapons facilities. Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Pakistan's Nuclear Arsenal At Risk?

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Bone Chaos in the Castle Kaki King
Con Alma Dizzy Gillespie
Two Step Pacha Massive
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If You Want It
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Nine Years Ticklah & Victor Axelrod
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Dusty McNugget Brad Mehldau
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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Dave Brubeck Quartet
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Old Funky Gene's Gene Harris Quartet
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wade in the water charlie haden & hank jones

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