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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Sunday. Biden said all political blocs must be included in the new Iraqi government for it to succeed. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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In Iraq, A Complex Political Stalemate Drags On

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Rock-Umba Ray Anthony
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Ultra-Lounge, Vol. 9: Cha-Cha De Amor
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Stokvel Gumba Sipho Gumede
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African Guitar Kings
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Mystery Miles Davis
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Falling Pianos Tuatara
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Cinemathique
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Goodnight la Habana Tuatara
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Breaking the Ethers
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Karin Slaughter is the author of nine novels, including Undone, Fractured, Beyond Reach and A Faint Cold Fear. She lives in Atlanta, Ga., where she set her thriller Triptych. Alison Rosa hide caption

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What Scares Thriller Writer Karin Slaughter?

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UNDERWATER CHASE AL CAIOLA
DINAH BENNY GOODMAN

Michael Bromwich, the new director of what is now the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, testifies before a Senate panel as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar listens on June 23. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pressure On For Swift Makeover Of Drilling Regulator

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Caramba Tierra Caliente
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Ecuador & Colombia: Marimba Masters Sacred Songs
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Township Kwela John Williams
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The Magic Box
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You and Me Wynton Marsalis Quartet
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Mystery Miles Davis
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Miles Davis

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Hold On! I'm Comin' Aretha Franklin
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