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National Guard soldiers stand watch near Nogales, Ariz., over the border with Mexico. President Obama deployed 1,200 troops to the border states in July, nearly half in Arizona. The state is the busiest in the nation for illegal border crossings. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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In Arizona, New National Guard Troops Watch Border

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Grey Area David Kikoski Trio
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Lighter Way
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I Dig Les Baxter
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Ultra-Lounge, Vol. 12: Saxophobia
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Why A Video Game Does Not A Soldier Make

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The Kenyan collective Kenge Kenge perform a traditional East African music called benga. Abby Verbosky hide caption

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Kenya's Kenge Kenge Sustain An Exhilarating Tradition

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20 Million Ways to Die in Chicago Golden Arm Trio
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Each Day Bob Mintzer Big Band
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Robert Overturf, a supply officer in the U.S. Navy, helped take care of wounded sailors after the U.S.S. Cole was attacked. Matt Ozug/America Abroad Media hide caption

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Remembering The USS Cole, A Decade After The Naval Destroyer Was Attacked

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Concept 11 Kodomo
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Still Life
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2 Cent Kobayashi
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Strange Lights and Resolutions
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Hutchhiker's Guide Joshua Redman
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Compass
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Obaa y Ewa African Guitar Summit
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Relatives of Edelmiro Cavazos, mayor of Santiago, stand next to his coffin at his funeral in Santiago, Mexico, on Aug. 19. Cavazos was abducted, tortured and then murdered, allegedly by some of his own police officers. He is one of 11 Mexican mayors killed this year. Dario Leon/AFP hide caption

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Mayors Are New Targets In Mexico's Deadly Drug War

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It's a Lonesome Old Town Jeffery Cashen
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Potato Hole Booker T. Jones & Booker T
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Soprano Joan Sutherland was known as "La Stupenda" for the incredible size and flexibility of her voice. Getty Images hide caption

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Famed Soprano Joan Sutherland Dies At 83

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Chicken Maceo Parker

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