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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist jokes as he is introduced before addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on Feb. 19, 2010, Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Politics

Read His Lips: No New Taxes

5 min

Read His Lips: No New Taxes

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As warming temperatures drive polar bears south, they're starting to mix with brown bears much the way they did thousands of years ago. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Today's Polar Bears Trace Ancestry To ... Ireland?

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This is what a woolly mammoth looked like — the 10,000-year-old head was found, preserved in ice in the Siberian tundra near the Russian town of Yakutsk in this photo from 2003. Naoki Suzuki/AP hide caption

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Ever Wonder What A Woolly Mammoth Sounds Like?

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This beautiful wooden box houses the new Michael Gordon piece, Timber, scored for six percussionists and six two-by-fours. Cantaloupe Records hide caption

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Cantaloupe Records

Deceptive Cadence

Poulenc, Palestrina And Two-By-Fours: New Classical Albums

6 min

Poulenc, Palestrina And Two-By-Fours: New Classical Albums

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British soul singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London apartment Saturday. Winehouse struggled publicly with drinking and drug addiction. Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Music News

Amy Winehouse: A Voice Fueled By Demons Falls Silent

4 min

Amy Winehouse: A Voice Fueled By Demons Falls Silent

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