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This 1989 file photo shows the U.S. Navy launching a Trident II D-5 missile from the submerged submarine USS Tennessee in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. President Obama has made the ratification of the New START treaty his key foreign policy goal before the new Senate is sworn in next month. Phil Sandlin/AP hide caption

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Clock Ticking, Obama Urges Senate OK Of Arms Treaty

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Eyes in the Heat Viktor Krauss
Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

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Stop Me Before I Facebook Again

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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma
Free to Be Wynton Marsalis Quartet
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Gene Jones, at his office at AEP (American Electric Power) in Beckley, W. Va. He stays busy with work to keep his mind off the tragedy of losing his twin brother, Gene, during last April's explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine. F. Brian Ferguson for NPR hide caption

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Pain Persists For Mine Disaster Family

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High Pockets And A Fanny Pack Charlie Hunter
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Varga-Varga Chico Trujillo
BLUEBERRY HILL LOUIS ARMSTRONG
Cha Cha Mulatu Astatke/The Heliocentrics
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi speaks Monday during a parliamentary session to discuss a no-confidence vote on his government, scheduled for Tuesday. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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Italy's Berlusconi Faces No-Confidence Vote

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Yabiet Wahlby, Amal
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Vivian Flavia de las Mercedes Federico Britos
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Iraqi Christians hoping to emigrate to France following a spate of violence against Christians across Iraq wait last month outside the French Consulate in the northern city of Irbil. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi Christians Flee Wave Of Targeted Violence

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Without Shades Zagar
We Meet Again Ramsey Lewis & Billy Taylor
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George Jones: The Voice Of Heartbreak

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Revolting Children Matilda
Kong Bonobo
Tchfunkta Stanton Moore, Charlie Hunter et. al.
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To Warm The Homeless, A Coat That's A Sleeping Bag

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I Am Not A Farmer Bill Frisell
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