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Fours Glorytellers
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Sad Nile Whitefield Brothers
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Cupcakes Are So 2005: The latest "it" dessert is the macaroon ... or macaron, if you want to be French about it. Kyle Samperton hide caption

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Move Over, Cupcake: Make Way For The Macaroon

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Stella by Starlight Miles Davis
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Cluster Pluck Brad Paisley, James Burton et. al.
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Willie Mays grounds out in February 1955. AP hide caption

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Willie Mays Reflects On Legendary Baseball Career

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TAKE THE A TRAIN DUKE ELLINGTON
Isley on the Dome Played Tomorrow

Taken in 1990 by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft, the "pale blue dot" photo shows what our planet looks like from 4 billion miles away. Earth is the tiny speck of light indicated by the arrow and enlarged in the upper left-hand corner. The pale streak over Earth is an artifact of sunlight scattering in the camera's optics. NASA/JPL hide caption

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An Alien View Of Earth

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Way to Go Howard Hello
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A Song for All Seasons Oliver Schroer

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (left) and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are both dealing with layoffs and spending cutbacks during California's difficult economic times. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles Teeters On Brink Of Bankruptcy

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Dime Bag Conspiracy Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls
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The Big Parade Ben Vaughn
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An Iraqi man walks past posters with a symbolic X across a picture of Iraqi lawmaker Dhafir al-Ani, a Sunni politician who was barred from running in the election because of alleged ties to the Baath party. Alaa al-Marjani/AP hide caption

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Iraq's Campaign Season Opens With Controversy

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Glittering Blackness Explosions in the Sky
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How Strange, Innocence
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WALKIN' THE STRINGS MERLE TRAVIS
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LOVE FOR SALE DEXTER GORDON
Mela D Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra
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President Obama and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appear on the stage at a Fort Myers, Fla., town hall meeting in February 2009. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Crist Steadfast As Florida Senate Race Toughens

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Turf's Up Brad Paisley
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Magic Step Sam Prekop
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