All Things Considered for February 26, 2010 Hear the All Things Considered program for February 26, 2010

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. (center), accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., (left) and House Majority Whip James Clyburn of S.C. — speaks with reporters after an all-day bipartisan health care summit on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats' Solo Health Care Push Won't Be Easy

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Freddie Freeloader Rolf Sturm
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Springsville Miles Davis
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Don't Do It Salvador Santana
Bohemian Rhapsody California Guitar Trio
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Warped Sister Booker T. Jones & Booker T
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Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) and Andrei Markov (79) react after losing the quarterfinal game to Canada 7-3 on Wednesday. Some Russian commentators called the game a "nightmare." Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Vancouver Is An Olympic Wipeout For Russians

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All That Giltters Los Straitjackets
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Dear Prudence Brad Mehldau

When Margaux learned that the college ruling meant she'd still have to attend university with her assailant, she dropped out of school. Beth Rooney/Aurora for NPR hide caption

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College Justice Falls Short For Rape Victim

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Eyes in the Heat Viktor Krauss
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Prelude No. 2, BMV 847 Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer
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The northern lights dance over the Knik River near Palmer, Alaska. Activity on the surface of the sun creates this natural light show, but severe solar storms could devastate Earth's power and water utilities, and knock out communications. Bob Martinson/AP hide caption

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Solar Storms Could Be Earth's Next Katrina

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Canada skip Kevin Martin reacts after a shot in the second end while playing against Sweden during Olympics semifinal action on Thursday. An opponent recently called Martin "the Michael Jordan of curling." Nathan Denette/CP/AP hide caption

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Discovering The Michael Jordan Of Curling

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The Magnificent Seven Tito Rodriguez
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