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So Much for So Little Kaki King
Son of Thirteen Pat Metheny Trio
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The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai (center, shown in 2009), the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, prompted fears of a security breakdown in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. Ahmed Wali Karzai was rumored to have a hand in everything that went on in the region: tribal affairs, politics and business.

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Despite Recent Killings, Kandahar Appears Stable

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Dudeman Viktor Krauss
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HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY NO. 2 NO ARTIST ENTERED

Seeds Of Change: Once Upon A Time's Regina (Lana Parilla) has an apple (or six) with Snow White's name on it. The ABC show — which transports the population of the Enchanted Forest into modern-day Maine — is one of two new network dramas that put a new twist on old tales.

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Fairy-Tale Adaptations: It's Ever After, All Right

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HANSEL AND GRETEL: DREAM PANTOMIME NO ARTIST ENTERED
Ash Wednesday Big Lazy
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1981 James Farm
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Go-Go Godzilla Brian Setzer
Renouf's Last Tooth Avishai Cohen
Smash Avishai Cohen
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A museum employee stands beneath a mastodon skeleton on display at the U.S. National Museum, now the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, circa 1917. A new study revisits an old debate about the evidence for an early mastodon hunt in North America.

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What Slew An Ancient Mastodon? DNA Tells Tale

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Death March Mastodon
LIEBESTRAUM NO. 3 NO ARTIST ENTERED
Come Back To Us Release The Sunbird
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Moon 8 Kenseth Thibideau
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Mitt Romney, shown here at the Iowa State Fair in August, was back in the state on Thursday — his first visit since summer. At one point during his town hall on Thursday, he was asked why he has spent so little time in the state.

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In Iowa, Mitt Romney Makes His Presence Known

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (left) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry got into a heated exchange about immigration during Tuesday's GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas.

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Conservatives On The Hunt For Mr. (Or Ms.) Right

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Nice To Meet You Polock
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