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President Obama after signing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 into law on Dec. 22, 2010. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Obama's Awkward Dance On Gay Marriage

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Obama's Awkward Dance On Gay Marriage

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

DVD Picks: 'Cedar Rapids'

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DVD Picks: 'Cedar Rapids'

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Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar (left) has been stamping passports in advance of a possible Palestinian bid for recognition at the United Nations in September. His stamp is not a valid passport mark, but a statement in support of U.N. bid. Here, he stamps a tourist's passport at the Ramallah central bus station. Jonathan Levinson/For NPR hide caption

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Middle East

Palestinians Plan Trappings Of A State Before U.N. Bid

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Palestinians Plan Trappings Of A State Before U.N. Bid

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An environmental clean water protester participates in a rally at the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg against the drilling of the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation. Bradley C. Bower/AP hide caption

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National

Air Quality Concerns Threaten Natural Gas's Image

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Air Quality Concerns Threaten Natural Gas's Image

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Chad Stephens helps diver Tom Warvell recover an ice sensor from the bottom of Lake Erie. The two are part of a company (specializing in underwater recovery) working with engineers studying how ice floes during the winter would affect the foundation of a lake-based wind turbine. Jeff St. Clair/WKSU hide caption

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Energy

Great Lakes May Beat Atlantic To Offshore Wind

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Great Lakes May Beat Atlantic To Offshore Wind

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A scene from the film City of Life and Death, written and directed by Lu Chuan. Kino International hide caption

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Movies

The Horror Of War In The 'City Of Life And Death'

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The Horror Of War In The 'City Of Life And Death'

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Sachal Vasandani's new album is called Hi-Fly. Raj Naik/Mack Avenue Records hide caption

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Music Interviews

Sachal Vasandani: A 'Nice Indian Kid' Learns To Sing Jazz

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Sachal Vasandani: A 'Nice Indian Kid' Learns To Sing Jazz

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