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President Obama meets with Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, chairman of the Libyan Transitional National Council, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama Praises Libya's Political Transition

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I Believe In You Black Dub
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President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House on Monday. Obama laid out a plan for trillions in deficit cuts but warned Republicans he will veto any bill that makes structural changes to Medicare unless they agree to additional revenues. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Leadership Questioned, Obama Gets In The Fray

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Members of the U.S. Congress applaud during a joint session at the U.S. Capitol. Nearly 50 percent of those in Congress are millionaires and may be affected by President Obama's tax proposal. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Who's Weighing Tax On Rich? Congress' Millionaires

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Jazz Millionaire The Dead Kenny Gs
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Grainy Taste Tuatara & Coleman Barks
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2011 MacArthur 'Genius' Grants Announced

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The TMZ Tour promises "Secrets and Celebrity Hot Spots," all seen from the comfort of a bus that seats 24. Ben Bergman/NPR hide caption

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Hollywood Seen Through Paparazzi-Colored Glasses

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Bombay El Guincho
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Grandpa's Hands [For Frank Wall Sr.] Blue Cranes
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Tiptoe Through the Tulips with Me Tiny Tim
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Radio City Eilen Jewell
Everything Falls Apart The One AM Radio
Never Stop The Bad Plus
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Eyes in the Heat Viktor Krauss
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Church Pants Hail Mary Mallon
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The Return Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
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Drinking They Might Be Giants

The fifth-graders from L.A.'s Pico Union neighborhood, who rarely get to spend time in nature, say it was the best field trip ever. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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A New Destination For Kayakers: The L.A. River?

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Lucas Santtana's new album is Sem Nostalgia. Pedro Cupertino/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucas Santtana: Bossa Nova With A Brand-New Beat

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Revolting Children Matilda
Lobby Call Law of the Least Effort
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