All Things Considered for November 5, 2010 Hear the All Things Considered program for November 5, 2010

In For Colored Girls, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Loretta Devine, Tessa Thompson and Thandie Newton (left to right) play a group of black women struggling to find their place in a harsh world. Lionsgate hide caption

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'For Colored Girls' Counts On Fans, Not Critics

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Evil Deed: Roxanne Ritchi (left), given voice and sarcasm by Tina Fey, is frequently kidnapped by the self-declared genius villain Megamind (voiced by Will Ferrell) in his efforts to take over Metro City and antagonize its resident hero. DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Megamind': Supernature Vs. Supernurture, In 3-D

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WALTZ (AND ALL) PERFECT HOUSEPLANTS
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A fisherman looks at sturgeon lying in a boat on the Volga River near Astrakhan in August 2000. The communities around Astrakhan are struggling as the sturgeon population plummeted during recent decades. Oleg Nikishin/Newsmakers/Getty Images News hide caption

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Volga River Towns Fade Along With Prized Sturgeon

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NIX DAAU
Ghost Dance Jorgenson, John Quintet
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Lucky Sevens Jorgenson, John Quintet
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Sunspots Bob Mould

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada greets supporters after speaking at a rally held by members of the Hispanic community in Las Vegas on Oct. 16. Reid got about 90 percent of the Hispanic vote, according to a poll of likely voters taken right before the election. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Latinos May Have Saved Senate For Democrats

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Republican Tim Scott celebrates his victory in a South Carolina House race at an election night party. Scott is the first African-American Republican elected to Congress from the state since Reconstruction. Alice Keeney/AP hide caption

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GOP Hopes Increased Diversity Attracts New Voters

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Ulysses' Theme [Variation II] Eleni Karaindrou
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U Rockin' Me Ron Levy
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Aubade Tom Taylor & David Grisman
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Doo-Bop Tom Harrell
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The eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 spewed almost 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere, causing worldwide temperatures to drop half a degree on average. Now, scientists are considering mimicking the effect, but there's debate over whether it should be done and who should regulate it. Arlan Naeg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Counter Global Warming With Geoengineering? Some Say Wait

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EARTH IN DANGER DJAMEL BEN YELLES

In the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinians pass through an Israeli checkpoint on their way to pray in Jerusalem during the holy month of Ramadan in September 2010. Many Israeli leaders view the results of U.S. midterm elections -- and Republican takeover of the House -- favorably. Palestinians are less pleased with the outcome. Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP hide caption

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GOP Tide In U.S. Stirs Hope, Concerns In Mideast

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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

Danny Boyle, shown on the set of 127 Hours, says the film is more about a man's journey than a desperate act of survival. Chuck Zlotnick/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Danny Boyle: In 'Hours,' A Godling Learns His Limits

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Revolting Children Matilda
Bunde Tolismense Jose Luis Martines Vesga
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