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'News Of The World' Folding; Hacking Scandal Brings It Down

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Sunday Papers Joe Jackson
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SMADA BILLY STRAYHORN
Orchestral Perplexa
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Gone Beyond
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Inside of Him Ayatollah
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President Dmitry Medvedev (left) and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin walk after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow's Kremlin Wall. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Some Russians Happy To Back Status Quo In Election

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Cleanse This House Stanton Moore
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Groove Alchemy
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Omar Garage a Trois
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Always Be Happy, But Stay Evil
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'Dig This' Offers New Kind Of Sandbox Experience

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Kalimotxo Eilen Jewell
Cade a Chave ( Where Is the Key ) Choro Ensemble
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Nosso Tempo
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American astronaut Leroy Chiao gives a thumbs up during the ride from a suit-up facility in Kazakhstan in 2004. The mission took Chiao to the International Space Station and was his last trip into space before retiring in 2005. Bill Ingalls/AP hide caption

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A 'Faceful Of Earth': Astronauts Recall Shuttle Highs

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This Cruel Thing Widespread Panic
Vision of a Visionary Myron Walden

Police officers stand next to a hole they say was used as a mass grave near San Fernando in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas in late April. Almost 200 bodies were found that month in Tamaulipas. Prosecutors believe the killings were carried out by members of the Zetas drug cartel. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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Drug Cartels Prey On Migrants Crossing Mexico

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Lover's Desire [Instrumental] Anaïs Mitchell
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Hadestown
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LOW Dylan Leblanc
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Paupers Field
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Sunflower Electric Cooperative's coal-fired power plant in Holcomb, Kan., churns out electricity. Kansas is one of the states included in the new pollution rule. AP hide caption

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EPA Issues New Standards For Coal-Burning Plants

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In September 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama disembarks from his campaign plane in Reno. Mayor Bob Cashell says presidential candidates should spend a little more face time in his town. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Nevada, GOP Hopefuls Should Head For The Hills

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Born Again Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons
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Eve offers Adam the fruit in the garden of Eden in Theatrum Biblicum, a drawing by Johann Fischen (circa 1650). Sex lets a species evolve faster to rapidly adapt to a new environment, researchers say. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Have Sex To Stay One Evolutionary Step Ahead

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I Love Paris Sam Butera & the Witnesses
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Mohair Momma Diplomats of Solid Sound
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Nature writer Richard Mabey says dandelions — along with many other weeds — were inadvertently brought to America by European farmers. Michael Urban/Getty Images hide caption

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'Weeds': In Defense Of Botany's Cockroach

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Now Like Photographs The Six Parts Seven
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Things Shaped in Passing
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Lively Up Yourself Charlie Hunter Quartet
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