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The Goat Sea of Cortez
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The Sofitel hotel in New York, where IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel maid. Jewel Samad/Getty Images hide caption

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For Maids In Manhattan, Unseemly Sights On The Job

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has acknowledged having an extramarital affair with Callista (above), then a congressional aide and now his third wife, while he was married to his second wife. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Politicians And Their Wives: What's Fair Game?

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So Much for So Little Kaki King
Sunnyland Edward Gerhard
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Water from the Mississippi River rushes through the Old River Control Structure toward the Atchafalaya Basin in Concordia Parish, La. The gates were opened to help relieve rising floodwaters. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Flooding In Louisiana's Great Basin: A Good Thing?

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When The Levee Breaks: Ripples Of The Great Flood

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TEA FOR TWO THELONIUS MONK
When the Levee Breaks Memphis Minnie
Revolting Children Matilda
ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM RICHARD THOMPSON

Mary Ann Walsh, Karen Terry from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane Wash., during a Wednesday news conference by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops releasing the findings of a study to analyze the pattern of clergy sex abuse, at USCCB headquarters in Washington, D.C.. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Study: Changes Of 1960s Behind Church's Abuse Crisis

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Love is a Symphony Jack Splash
Ubiquitous Dennis Coffey

Owners of many of the yachts in Mikrolimano harbor in the port city of Piraeus claim their boats for business use and don't pay taxes on them. The Greek government has set up a special squad of inspectors to crack down on powerboat and yacht owners. Tilemahos Efthimiadis/flickr hide caption

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Tax Crackdown Hasn't Paid Off For Greece

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A Pakistani worker labors on a machine in a factory in Kabul, producing boots for the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army. Higher wages and, in some cases, better security in Afghanistan have drawn workers from Pakistan. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani Workers' Land Of Opportunity: Afghanistan?

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Blue Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
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Don't Do It Salvador Santana
Falani Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
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Nice To Meet You Polock
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Place in Space Stanley Jordan
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Crowds gather at L.A. Street Food Fest last year, where food trucks competed for awards such as "Best in Show" and "People's Choice Award." Mark Krynsky/Flickr hide caption

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Is The L.A. Food Truck Bubble Ready To Burst?

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Tim Allen stars on ABC's new sitcom, Last Man Standing. Randy Holmes/ABC hide caption

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What's The Fall TV Season About? Masculinity, Fairy Tales, And The '60s

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Assault on Precinct 13 Garage a Trois
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Ethio Blues Mulatu Astatke
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