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President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Sunday. New Delhi was his second stop on a three-day visit to the world's largest democracy. Obama sought to reassure India of its importance as a defining partnership for the U.S. in the 21st century. AP hide caption

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Obama Trip Yields Benefits For U.S., India

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Scientists at Stanford argue that the same genes responsible for immunity in chimps may also be the reason humans have such big brains. Above, a young chimpanzee at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images hide caption

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Humans' Big Brains Tied To Chimps' Immunity?

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Bear Waltz Original Soundtrack
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Encouraged by Improvement Ray Barbee
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Where's the Moment Gabrial McNair, David Ralicke et. al.
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Glitter and Be Gay Don Byron
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Olivia's mom, Tamara, reads to her in the family's living room in Lincoln, Ill. Her father John and brother Brian are on the couch. Olivia Welter is 20 years old, now. She breathes with the help of the portable ventilator on the back of her wheelchair. She can't speak. She can't move. She can't even close her eyelids--her eyes are wide open. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Families Fight To Care For Disabled Kids At Home

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Democracy March Mason Daring
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Shut Up and Learn Shawn Lee
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The Lone Official Lambchop
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One Step at a Time The Black Seeds
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U.S. Border Patrol agents patrol the Rio Grande River, passing under the World Trade Bridge. Every 15 seconds one truck crosses the eight-lane bridge, which connects Laredo, Texas with the Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Drugs Cross Border By Truck, Free Trade And Chance

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Magic Step Sam Prekop
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Micky Fick Art Neville
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President Obama has said tax cuts on family income under $250,000 a year should be made permanent. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Obama, GOP Leave Door Open To Tax Compromise

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Overture to Candide, for orchestra London Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

Election board inspector Pat Cook places an "I Voted" sticker on a voter during early voting in Oklahoma City late last month. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Oklahoma's Anti-Shariah Law Put On Hold, For Now

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4,738 Regrets Trans Am

Dancers of the American Ballet Theatre perform last week at the Karl Marx Theater in Havana. The first performance of the New York-based ABT in Cuba in 50 years is part of a gradual thawing of cultural ties between the United States and Cuba. Sven Creutzmann/Mambo Photo/Getty Images hide caption

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Dancers Leap Over U.S.-Cuba Political Barriers

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The creative minds behind Buena Vista Social Club have guided a collaboration between Cuban and African musicians in the creation of a new album called AfroCubism. Christina Jaspars hide caption

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AfroCubism: Giants At Play, United By Music

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Revolting Children Matilda
Rampage Whitefield Brothers
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