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DINAH BENNY GOODMAN

Women walk at an outdoor market in downtown Kabul. The resurgent Taliban and several recent executions in accordance with an extreme interpretation of Shariah law have human-rights activists worried, particularly for women. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Brutality Against Women Stirs Fear In Afghanistan

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A Martyr For The Cause: On an Army form, Tillman had specifically declined the option of a military funeral, aware that his celebrity might make it easy for the Army to turn his death into a propaganda tool. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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'The Tillman Story': One Family's Quest For The Truth

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Rock House Ernie Freeman Combo
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For Esperanza Spalding, musicians connecting to a piece of music is the same in classical as it is in jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Esperanza Spalding: It Takes A 'Society'

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(Back Home Again In) Indiana Milt Hinton
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Angles, Oblongs, Lines, and Points David Greenberger & 3 Leg Torso
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The Penguin Don Byron
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Villagers, displaced from their homes by flooding, fight for bags of flour during relief distribution Friday on the outskirts of Muzaffargarh in Punjab province. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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Massive Flooding, Stewing Resentment In Pakistan

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Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) in Jampur, Pakistan, yesterday. Farooq Naeem/AFP hide caption

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It's 'Critical' To Understand Instability Risk In Pakistan, Sen. John Kerry Tells NPR

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Bombay Diner Jesse Cook

Store owner David Torres (center) talks with police officers Alejandra Vargas (left) and Manny Cantor-Alonso while they patrol and hand out information on hate crimes in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, N.Y. Police have beefed up their presence in the neighborhood, with a mobile command center, a watchtower and officers on horseback. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Staten Island Grapples With Attacks Against Mexicans

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Nothing Lies Still Long Pell Mell
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Rock House Ernie Freeman Combo
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke (center) takes a close look at Gulf Coast shrimp at the Lafitte Frozen Seafood Corporation in Lafitte, La., on Aug. 16. Many in the industry are now concerned with combating the perception that Louisiana seafood isn't safe after the BP spill. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Gulf Seafood Industry Works To Wipe Oil Off Image

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No Scratch Blues Zydeco All Stars
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The accidental hybrid purple tomato. Putative parents: Anderson Special and Black Krim. Julie Zickefoose hide caption

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The Accidental Hybrid: Discovering New Tomatoes

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Sweet, Hot And Savory: Swing Era Jazz Archive Unearthed

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Bohemian Rhapsody California Guitar Trio
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