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U.S. Park Police officers arrest demonstrators in front of the While House on Thursday. They were protesting against a proposed 1,700-mile-long pipeline that would carry oil from the tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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For Protesters, Keystone Pipeline Is Line In Tar Sand

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) told members of his party that the jobs crisis would be at the top of their agenda this fall. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Jobs Debate, GOP Targets 'Regulatory Burdens'

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39 Thieves Aesop Rock
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Syrian Official Quits, Cites Regime's Brutality

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Heat Lightning The One Am Radio
LOW Dylan Leblanc
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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, shown speaking at an American Legion Post in Nashua, N.H., last month, is campaigning again in the state this week. The Republican White House hopeful so far hasn't run any TV ads in the state. Cheryl Senter/AP hide caption

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Can Jon Huntsman Break Away From The Pack?

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Mr. Roboto Styx
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I Heard It Through the Grapevine Jazz Jamaica Allstars
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Beres Hammond onstage at Reggae Sunsplash in August of 1993. On Reggae Goes Country he sings "He Stopped Loving Her Today," most famously recorded by George Jones. David Corio/Redferns hide caption

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Reggae Loves Country: A 50-Year Romance

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Revolting Children Matilda
ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM RICHARD THOMPSON

Matthew VanDyke walks toward his former cell as he takes journalists on a tour of the Abu Salim prison in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday. Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Emerge After Months In Gadhafi's Prisons

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Concept 11 Kodomo
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Drinking They Might Be Giants
The Eraser Christian Scott
Falling Day Kaki King
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A lab technician prepares blood samples from volunteers for viral genotyping at a government-run health center in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, in 2009. Tanzania is currently hosting the final stages of a human trial of a pioneering vaccine against malaria. The vaccine is one of many medical innovations to emerge from Walter Reed over the decades. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Military Medicine's Long War Against Malaria

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Terrorists and Movie Stars David Binney
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The Limitations Are Beautiful Ray Barbee
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Cmdr. Andrew Smith with the Los Angeles Police Department helps enforce a city ordinance that cracks down on illegal animal sales. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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LAPD Officer Puts A Muzzle On Illegal Animal Sales

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The brain "seems to be specialized in alerting us to things that are emotionally important to us — either positive or because they're scary," a scientist says. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Human Brain Responds To Animals, Cute Or Creepy

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It's Raining Again Tommy Guerrero
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High Heeled Sneakers Grant Green, Big John Patton et. al.
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