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Frank McCourt (with wife Jamie) announces in 2004 that his $430 million purchase of the Los Angeles Dodgers has been approved. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Dodgers Fans Fear Owners' Divorce May Hurt Team

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Northwest [Instrumental] Richmond Fontaine
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Reed My Tele Redd Volkaert
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Protesters demonstrate against sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church at the beginning of the German Bishops Conference in Freiburg on Feb. 22. Anger at both the church and Pope Benedict XVI is rising in Germany as allegations of abuse continue to surface. Winfried Rothermel/AP hide caption

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German Archbishop Says Church Failed Abuse Victims

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Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass during Holy Week at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Thursday. The pope has been on the defensive as the Roman Catholic Church's ongoing child abuse scandal has again gained force in the U.S. and Europe. Cristophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Catholic Paper Says Pope's Credibility Is At Stake

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Third World Lover Dynomite D. & Kid Koala
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The Gods Must Be Crazy: Liam Neeson is Zeus — an intriguingly Irish-accented deity, given his place in the Greek pantheon — in the new 3-D remake of Clash of the Titans. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Back In The Day, When 'Titans' Were Titans

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Fanfares Liturgiques for brass ensemble Summit Brass
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Moonglow Federico Britos
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America's Transylvania: Transylvania was not only home to the world's most popular vampire; it was also the name of the area that today makes up Kentucky state. It existed for about a year until Congress voted against making it America's 14th colony. Quirk Books hide caption

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Beyond 50: American States That Might Have Been

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Federal March Goldman Band
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Fido Has Fleas? Be Careful; Treatment Can Go Awry

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Absinthe on a Bicycle Luther & Toby
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The Falcon Will Fly Again Brad Mehldau
Disposable Genius Ben Allison
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I'm Movin' On Nashville Super Guitars
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Iraqi supporters of the Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gather Friday in a Shiite suburb of Baghdad for a vote on five leading candidates for prime minister in an unofficial referendum. The Sadrists say the purpose of the vote is to let the movement's leadership know whom ordinary people want as their next leader. Ali al-Saadi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Militants To Kingmakers, Iraq's Sadrists Show Savvy

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American't Christian Scott
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A Man's Wisdom Gives Him Patience Ray Barbee
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson has written his first novel, called Anthill. He tells NPR, "Every kid has a bug period. I just never grew out of mine." Jerry Bauer hide caption

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Ant Attack! E.O. Wilson's First Novel Takes On War

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Elephant Walk Original Soundtrack
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Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
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Waking Up Weird Royal Bangs
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