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GM says it will launch the Chevy Volt in a few months. It will go for $41,000 -- and owners can apply for up to $7,500 in tax credits. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Consumers Buy The Chevy Volt And Nissan Leaf?

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Red Night Carl Weingarten
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Lament for Alex Danny Thompson
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Sunlight Wayward Shamans
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WEEPING STATUES JOHN KRUTH

Cindy Lohman is seen holding a photo of her son Ryan, who was killed by a bomb in Afghanistan. She says she feels betrayed by Prudential, his life insurance company. Bill Cramer/Bloomberg hide caption

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House Panel Investigates Military Death Benefits

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At Bella Uve spa in the Le Tre Vaselle Resort, wine-therapy treatments include massages involving grape-based moisturizers, wine baths and drinking a glass or two of the local vintage. Courtesy of Le Tre Vaselle Resort & Spa hide caption

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In Italy, A Vintage Way To Chill: The Wine Massage

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Desvairada Mike Marshall & Chris Thile
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IN A MELLOW TONE MARTIN TAYLOR
Too Marvelous for Words Art Tatum
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Night Vision Daft Punk
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Undocumented day laborers wait along a highway intersection in Manassas, Va., for construction work. They were reluctant to be interviewed but said Prince William County's immigration policy has made working almost impossible. Yanina Manolova/NPR hide caption

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Arizona Fight Fuels Virginia Immigration Debate

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The Sinister Minister Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
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CUTTING BRANCHES FOR A TEMPORARY SHELTER PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA
Mashu Mashu Tom Yoder
Spare Change Michael Hedges
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Pony Owens Robert Powell
Shadow Dance Stanley Jordan
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Stanley Jordan

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Four on Six Tony Rice
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