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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at Scranton High School on Tuesday at a rally for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania. Jason Farmer/The Scranton Times-Tribune/AP hide caption

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For Some Democrats, Clinton Is Campaigner-In-Chief

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Balcony Tom Verlaine
As Time Goes By Ron Carter
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Unlike most L.A. motorists, Kyack and his collaborators actively seek out the most congested sections of the highway. The tailgate sign tells other drivers how to tune in to the show's dialogue. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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'Superclogger': Free Theater On L.A.'s Freeways

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Mel Ben Trout
Bread and Wine Cowboy Junkies
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concerto grosso in d min., op. 3 no. 5 tafelmusik
Gershon Beat Avishai Cohen
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As humans evolved, our throats got longer and our mouths got smaller -- physiological changes that enabled us to effectively shape and control sound. According to fossils, the first humans who had an anatomy capable of speech patterns appeared about 50,000 years ago. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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From Grunting To Gabbing: Why Humans Can Talk

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Wie Melodien zeiht es mir leise durch den Sinn, song for voice & piano, Op. 105/1 Jessye Norman
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Oil workers listen to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during a speech in June in Houma, La. Jindal spoke out against the six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling, saying it would kill thousands of Louisiana jobs. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Families Feel Effects Of Federal Debate On Drilling

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Spellbound Concerto, for piano & orchestra [*] Miklós Rózsa, Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra et. al.
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Miklos Rozsa Conducts His Epic Film Scores
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Another Shade of Blues Herbie Mann & Phil Woods
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Jose Guevara, a cab driver for 30 years, leans on his trusty Crown Victoria. Ford is discontinuing the popular fleet vehicle in 2011, leaving the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission in search of a replacement. Brian Reed/NPR hide caption

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New York Bids Farewell To Crown Victoria Taxis

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Cold Frosty Morning Boundary Water Boys, Eli Bissonett et. al.
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Fidel Castro speaks during a special session of Cuba's parliament Saturday in Havana. The former Cuban leader, who turns 84 on Friday, is making near daily appearances in and around Havana -- four years after health problems forced him to cede power to his younger brother Raul. Javier Galeano/AP hide caption

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Fidel Castro Re-Emerges To Flex Political Muscle

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GEOMETRY 1001 ULRICH LASK

The stories in Rosanne Cash's memoir are rendered like the lyrics of a good country song. Deborah Feingold hide caption

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Rosanne Cash: Her Life, 'Composed'

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Altitude Matt Flinner
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