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The Secret Fluid of Dusk Tin Hat
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I Mean You Thelonious Monk
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Hip Jazz Bop: Wealth Is Overrated
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Canada's Liberal Party leader Michael Ignatieff, a candidate for prime minister, greets supporters at a campaign kickoff rally in Ottawa on March 26. Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prestige Abroad Hurts Canada's Liberal Party Leader

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Gretchen Parlato: Master Of Restraint

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Still Gretchen Parlato
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Mystery Train Scott Colby
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Slide Crazy!
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Women chant slogans and wave the Egyptian flag during a rally March 11 to support national unity of Muslims and Christians in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Women Press For A Voice In The New Egypt

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Lunch Helicopter Bald Eagle
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Hot Shoulders
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Trovato Suono Glorytellers
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Charles Lotter is an operator of Tower Bridge in London and can work all night if a bridge lift is required. Sleep experts say that even people who routinely work night shifts will experience times when they get sleepy in the middle of the night. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Just Power Through The Late Shift? Dream On

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Eazy Duology
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Like Water Falls
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Earlier this year, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) helped introduce the bipartisan CAP Act, which would aim to cut federal spending by $7.6 trillion over 10 years. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Agency's Warning Heats Up Debt Ceiling Debate

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Greg Mortenson, the author of Three Cups of Tea and Stone Into Schools, poses with Nowseri schoolchildren in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Central Asia Institute hide caption

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'Tea' Debacle Reflects The Murky Waters Of Memoirs

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Encouraged by Improvement Ray Barbee
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In Full View [Bonus Tracks]
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One Minute The Album Leaf
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Seal Beach [5 Bonus Tracks]
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She Makes Me Want to Sing Jerry Douglas & Derek Trucks
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The Best Kept Secret
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Reeling in the Years Steely Dan
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Classic Rock Volume Three
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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico, April 21, 2010. Investigations before and after the disaster found the agency responsible for overseeing the industry quite friendly with those it regulated. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Drilling Oversight Agency Faces 'Troubling' Obstacles

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Farmer Bill Frisell
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Swinging With Jimmy Hot Club Norvege
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Reflections Michel Camilo
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Solo
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