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Onlookers in Memphis on Sunday, as the waters of the Mississippi continued to rise. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Memphis Emergency Official's Plea: Please Don't Go Near The River

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Tunisian women listen to Hammadi Jebali, secretary general of Ennahda, Tunisia's largest Islamic movement during a meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on April 17. Political parties like Ennahda were once banned under dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's rule. Hassene Dridi/AP hide caption

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Tunisia Seen As Laboratory For Arab Democracy

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Black Hole Kenseth Thibideau
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Mali John Patitucci

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Separated By War, Reunited By The Web: Photo Project Links Holocaust Survivors

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Chim Chim Cheree [From Mary Poppins] Boston Pops Orchestra
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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), holding a stack of petitions, addresses a "Code Red" rally on Capitol Hill in March 2010, sponsored by The American Grassroots Coalition and the Tea Party Express. The rally was in opposition to the health care overhaul bill. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Michele Bachmann: Evolution Of A 'Cultural Warrior'

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Taxidermy: A Way To Keep From Wasting 'What Nature Had Given Us'

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Summer Control Drummer
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An Author Returns To 'The Little House'

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As Time Goes By Ron Carter
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Layin a Strip for the Higher-self State Line The Bad Plus
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In his first statement since the U.S. operation that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stoutly defended Pakistan's military and intelligence agency and indirectly criticized the U.S. for bin Laden's presence in the country. This photograph was provided by Pakistan's Press Information Department. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan: Failure To Find Bin Laden Not Ours Alone

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Afghanistan-bound NATO trucks park on the roadside in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber last October. Whenever there is a problem with international relations, Pakistan closes the border, which keeps supplies from getting to the NATO forces in Afghanistan. But logisticians are constantly assessing other routes — not only through Pakistan, but also from Central Asia. Mohammad Iqbal/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Pakistan Flare-Up Threatens Troop Supply Route

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Born Again Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons
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Humminbyrd Marty Stuart

After graduating with his nursing degree, Rhys Gibson applied for between 250-300 jobs. It took him five months to get a position. Ashley Gross/WBEZ hide caption

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Sick Economy Means Nursing Jobs Harder To Find

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I Don't Wanna Be a Soldier Mama Robert Randolph
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Egyptian Copts — one holding a banner with a picture of Jesus Christ and writing in Arabic reading "Christ, our God, is alive" — demonstrate in Cairo after sectarian violence over the weekend left at least a dozen dead. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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After Deadly Clashes, Egypt's Christians On Edge

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language of the Soul Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
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Raphael Saadiq: Comfort Music, Reimagined

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Good Man Raphael Saadiq
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Who's Makin' Love (To Your Old Lady) Lou Donaldson & Donaldson, Lou
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