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Root Groove Wynton Marsalis
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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, waves to the crowd in a public gathering Tuesday during his visit to the city of Qom, 78 miles south of the capital Tehran. His trip is widely seen as an attempt to shore up his own status and legitimacy after last year's contentious presidential elections, in which he supported President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Office of the Supreme Leader/AP hide caption

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Iran's Supreme Leader Seeks To Repair Reputation

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Friends and relatives mourn as they carry the coffin of Iraqi journalist Riyadh al-Sarai during his funeral procession in Baghdad last month. Unknown gunmen intercepted Sarai's car and killed him with silenced pistols. A British newspaper recently reported that magnetic bombs had killed more than 700 people this year, with another 600 shot and killed by silenced guns in a growing wave of targeted violence. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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'Sticky' Bombs, Guns With Silencers Take Toll In Iraq

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Focus Bill Frisell
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Rock Paper Scissors Matt Flinner
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Lollipops and Roses Herb Alpert
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Since January, polar explorer Eric Larsen, shown on April 15, has gone to the North and South Poles and summited Mount Everest. He's the first person to get to all three in a single year. Courtesy of Eric Larsen/AP hide caption

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Explorer Goes To The Ends Of The Earth In One Year

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Jungle Blues The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
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Jenacide (The Inevitable Rise and Fall of the Bloodless Revolution) Christian Scott
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SCRAPPLE FROM THE APPLE HERB ELLIS
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Dirty Blonde The Bad Plus
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Rock Paper Scissors Matt Flinner
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Voodoo Dreams/Voodoo Les Baxter
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DON'T SIT UNDER THE APPLE TREE WITH ANYONE ELSE BUT ME glenn miller
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